MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Several people had to be rushed to local hospitals following a crash involving several vehicles on Monday afternoon in Northwest Miami-Dade.
Authorities said it happened at around 3 p.m. near NW 17Avene and 79th Street.READ MORE: Doctor's Note Accepted At MDC North Campus COVID-19 Vaccination Site
Miami-Dade police said the accident involved cars that were part of a funeral caravan.
The vehicles were leaving a funeral and people within the funeral caravan got out of their cars to help after the crash, according to police.READ MORE: Roof Collapse At James Rickards Middle School In Oakland Park Forces School To Evacuate
Three were rushed to the hospital, according to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials.
Images from Chopper 4 showed several people being taken into ambulances.
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Authorities are urging drivers to avoid the area.