Miami, FL (May 28, 2019) - Two students of the Miami-Dade Public School were killed in a crash on Monday, May 27th. The crash happened around 12:30 p.m. at the intersection of Northwest 36th Street and Northwest 57th Avenue.
According to police, there were at least two cars involved in this crash. One of the victims has been identified as 18-year-old Gian Carlos Moncada. The second victim, a 17-year-old, has not been identified. At least one of the cars burst into flames following the impact. Speed has been reported as a factor in the crash. After the initial collision between the two vehicles, a third vehicle was also involved. It is unclear at this time which driver was initially responsible for the accident.
All three cars were heavily damaged and had to be towed from the scene. The Miami-Dade Police Department is still investigating the accident.
Fatal car accidents are reported about eight times per day in Florida. Our thoughts go out to the families who lost loved ones in this tragic crash in Miami. We are truly saddened to hear of the loss of two young lives. Losing a loved one to a car accident can be especially difficult when young people are involved in the crash. We will bring you further details, should they become available.
If your family has been affected by a crash, our Florida car accident attorneys at Rubenstein Law are standing by to assist you. We know the steps to take to help get the compensation you deserve if you or a loved one have been injured in an accident. We offer free consultations to all potential clients. To speak with a team member, please give us a call any time at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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