4 hospitalized following multi-car crash in Miami, authorities say


MIAMI – Four people were hospitalized after several cars slammed into each other along a busy street in the city of Miami, authorities said.

The crash was reported around 5:30 p.m. at Northwest Seventh Avenue and Northwest 72nd Street.

According to City of Miami Fire Rescue Lt. Pete Sanchez, firefighters responded to the crash involving four cars with multiple patients.

Miami firefighters called it a “mass casualty incident.”

According to Sanchez, paramedics immediately initiated triage, treatment, and transport of all the people involved.

Authorities said seven people were evaluated four of whom were transported to the hospital.

Sanchez said one woman was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center in serious condition.

He said two other women and one man were transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Sanchez confirmed the cause of the crash is being investigated by the Miami Police Department.

No other information has been given at this time.

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