MIAMI BEACH (CBSMiami) – Police arrested and charged a man following a violent crash on the MacArthur Causeway that critically injured two people Thursday.

Isaiah Obryant, 34, was charged with reckless driving and driving without a valid license.

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MacArthur Causeway Accident (Source: CBS4)

MacArthur Causeway Accident (Source: CBS4)

According to police, Obryant was traveling in a Ford F-150 more than double the posted speed limit of 40 mph when he attempted to move around a vehicle to avoid slower traffic ahead of him.

Police said he hit a Mazda near the entrance to Star Island with two people inside forcing that car to move forward and swipe a BMW.

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The Mazda’s passengers were seriously injured and taken to Jackson Memorial Trauma Center.

The eastbound causeway was shut down due to the accident but was reopened around 8:00 p.m.

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