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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – One person was killed in a wrong way wreck on Tamiami Trail early Monday morning.

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.

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.

The FHP said alcohol may have been a factor in the crash.


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