The Miami Marathon Is Here, So Your Weekend Plans No Longer Involve Driving
It's Miami Marathon weekend if you plan to drive anywhere in the cities of Miami or Miami Beach this weekend, read this first. Runners will head east on the MacArthur Causeway toward Miami Beach, turn right onto Alton Road, hang a left onto South Pointe Drive, and finish at Nikki Beach. Then comes the Miami Marathon and Half Marathon Sunday morning. Drivers should use the Julia Tuttle Causeway to drive to and from Miami Beach. Miami Marathon lore has it that a Miami Heat/Chicago Bulls game coincided with the race in 2012.miaminewtimes.com
1 injured in Watson Island car crash on MacArthur Causeway
MIAMI - One person was injured Sunday morning when a car crashed into a palm tree in Miami's Watson Island. The crash temporarily shut down MacArthur Causeway in both directions. Miami police officers closed two westbound lanes and one eastbound lane between the Miami Children's Museum and Jungle Island. Miami Fire Rescue took the person injured to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center. Detectives are investigating if speed was a factor in the crash.