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5 Killed in Miami-Dade Wrong-Way Accident

Miami-Dade, FL
Two killed in Suwannee County crash

Accident Summary

Wrong-way crash in Miami-Dade, FL on Aug 20, 2022. Five died and one injured in the accident.
Accident DateOctober 5, 2020
LocationPalmetto Expressway, Miami-Dade, Florida
TypeCar Crash

A wrong-way, double-vehicle crash, involving a silver Infiniti sedan and a gray Honda sedan, occurred at around 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 20, 2022 in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Five people died in the accident and one driver sustained severe injuries.

According to Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), a 30-year-old male was driving an Infiniti sedan that was moving eastbound in the westbound lanes of the Palmetto Expressway near Miami when he hit a Honda sedan head-on.

All five occupants of the Honda vehicle, including a man and four women, between the ages of 18 to 25, died at the crash scene. The wrong-way driver of the Infiniti automobile sustained severe injuries and he was airlifted to Ryder Trauma Center. According to a news report, the Infiniti driver has not been in possession of a valid driver’s license since 2014.

The westbound lanes of State Road 826 were shut down for several hours after the crash.

A Note from Attorney Mangal:

If any nearby person or vehicle were injured/damaged as a result of the driver’s negligence, there would likely be a valid personal injury claim.

We at MANGAL, PLLC pride ourselves in pursuing justice for clients no matter the cost. We take seriously our obligation to serve you to the best of our ability. We will fight for you and make sure that you recover the full compensation you deserve. No one should be left holding the bill for an accident caused by another’s negligence. Contact us today at (352) 995-9945 to discuss your case.

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