MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A deadly motorcycle accident shut down SW 8th Street for several hours Sunday morning.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 56-year old Susan Greenberg was driving westbound on SW 8th Street headed toward Gator Park in a pickup truck. Juan Casas, 61, and passenger Zoraida Olilver, 59, were in the car behind her.READ MORE: Situation At Matheson Hammock Park In Miami-Dade Heats Up
Coming in the opposite direction was 41-year old Cristobal Fuentes on a motorcycle.READ MORE: FEMA-Funded South Florida Sites To Administer First Doses Of Pfizer Vaccines
When Greenberg went to turn into Gator Park, Fuentes was forced to swerve to the left to avoid getting hit. The FHP said when he swerved, Fuentes lost control of his motorcyle which hit Greenberg’s truck. On impact, Fuentes was thrown from his bike and Casas, unable to stop in time, ran him over.MORE NEWS: CVS, NAACP Team Up To Get COVID Vaccines To People Of Color In South Florida
Fuentes was transported to Kendall Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead.