NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. – Florida Highway Patrol is investigating what resulted in a fiery crash Saturday morning on the westbound lanes of State Road 836 after they say a driver was traveling the wrong way on the Dolphin Expressway.
According to the preliminary investigation, around 7 a.m. the driver of a black Hyundai was traveling the wrong way in the westbound lanes of the Dolphin Expressway (State Road 836) in the area of 17th Avenue. That’s when the car collided with a white Nissan sedan head-on resulting in a fiery crash.
#TrafficAlert: Westbound State Road 836 is currently shutdown at NW 17 Ave.— FHP Miami (@FHPMiami) May 8, 2021
A wrong way driver has caused a fatal head-on collision.
Troopers are on scene investigating.
Motorists should avoid the area.
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The driver of the Nissan was pronounced dead at the scene, while the alleged wrong-way driver was transported to Ryder Trauma Center in critical condition.