MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Four people died and three teenagers were rushed to the hospital following a car crash on West Flagler Street in Miami-Dade on New Year’s Day morning.
The crash happened early Friday near the intersection of Flagler and West 79th Avenue. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a black Chevrolet Tahoe headed west on Flagler collided with a blue Hyundai when the blue car attempted to make a left turn from W 79th Avenue onto Flagler on a red flashing light.READ MORE: 2 Hialeah Police Officers Arrested, Charged With Official Misconduct, Falsifying Public Records
All four people in the blue Hyundai, a woman and three men died on the scene.READ MORE: Broward County Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie Arrested, Charged With Perjury
The three people in the black Tahoe, all 16-year-old males, were taken to Kendall Regional Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to FHP.MORE NEWS: Former Sen. Bill Nelson Testifies At Senate Confirmation Hearing For NASA’s Top Job
Troopers are investigating the cause of the crash and whether alcohol, drugs, or excessive speed were factors. In a release, FHP said the names of the victims will not be released.