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1 killed, several injured after multi-vehicle crash in Opa-locka

Miami-Dade police are investigating a deadly crash that occurred Wednesday in Opa-locka.

OPA-LOCKA, Fla. – Police are investigating a violent crash in Opa-locka that involved multiple vehicles.

It happened just after 2 p.m. Wednesday on Northwest 42nd Avenue where Douglas Road and LeJeune connect.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded to the scene to find six victims involved in the crash.

Two of them were rushed to area hospitals, while three others were treated at the scene.

One person was transported as a trauma alert, authorities said.

Sky 10 was above the scene of the crash Wednesday, which showed three vehicles scattered across the road with heavy damage.

Several people injured after multi-vehicle crash in Opa-locka

A red pickup truck was unrecognizable after crashing into several trees in the median.

A white pickup truck was seen with severe front-end damage and was missing a front wheel, and the air bags of a black car were deployed and the driver-side doors were crushed in.

Authorities have not released any information on the sixth victim of the crash, or any details on what led up to the nasty collision, however witnesses told Local 10 News that the driver of the red truck was killed in the crash.

About the Authors:

Joseph Ojo joined Local 10 in April 2021. Born and raised in New York City, he previously worked in Buffalo, North Dakota, Fort Myers and Baltimore.

Roy Ramos joined the Local 10 News team in 2018. Roy is a South Florida native who grew up in Florida City. He attended Christopher Columbus High School, Homestead Senior High School and graduated from St. Thomas University.