CORAL SPRINGS (CBS4) – A violent three car crash in Coral Springs claimed the life of a six year old girl and sent several other people to the hospital.
The accident happened Monday just after 3 p.m. at the intersection of Wiles Road and NW 87th Avenue.READ MORE: Attorney: School Gunman Nikolas Cruz To Plead Guilty To Massacre; Parkland Families React
Raymond Carmody, 65, was turning south onto 87th Avenue from Wiles when his Buick was hit on the passenger side by a 2005 Dodge driven by 27-year old Benjamin Colon. The force of the impact sent Carmody’s Buick into a Toyota. Carmody’s granddaughter Gwendolyn Hall, who was in the rear passenger seat, died instantly in the crash.
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“I was in my house and I heard it and I said ‘Please, stop, please, stop’,” said a woman who lives in the area and did not wish to be identified in this story.
Coral Spring Police Lt. Joe McHugh said Carmody and Colon were rushed to North Broward Medical Center in serious condition. The driver of the Toyota, 40-year old Delma Iris, was taken to Coral Springs Medical Center where she is listed as stable.
“One time someone drove right into this fence. They speed like it’s a raceway,” said another woman who lives in the area. “I just say slow down. Life can change in a moment.”MORE NEWS: Parkland Survivor David Hogg On Potential Guilty Plea: 'It's Horrific That Our Community Has To Continue Going Through This'
Coral Springs police have not said if excessive speed was a factor in the crash. They plan to question both Carmody and Colon at the hospital before issuing a report.