MIAMI (CBSMiami) – One person was killed in a wrong way wreck on Tamiami Trail early Monday morning.READ MORE: ‘Your Heart Shakes, Your Heart Drops’: Crisis In Israel Hitting Very Close To Home For Some In South Florida
The Florida Highway Patrol said the driver of a pickup truck was heading east in the westbound lanes of Tamiami Trail when he slammed head-on into a silver Hyundai at SW 157 Avenue.READ MORE: Price Gouging Hotline Now Open Due To Fuel Shortage Fears
The driver of the truck, 35-year-old Eliezer Pedro, survived the crash and was taken to Kendall Regional Medical Center.
The driver of the Hyundai, 45-year-old Felix Restrepo, died on the scene.MORE NEWS: Food Magazine Claims Miami Is Ninth Best City For BBQ In America
The FHP said alcohol may have been a factor in the crash.