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For Immediate Release:
October 09, 2017

Media Contact:
Detective A. Colome
ac@mdpd.com
(305)471-1900

   
Topic: Traffic Fatality
Case #: PD171009387979
Date & Time of Occurrence: 10/09/2017 at approx. 5:35 pm
Address of Occurrence: N.W. 173 Drive & N.W. 74 Avenue
  Miami, Florida
   
Victim #1:
Victim's Name: Not available, (W/M)
Victim's Age: 19
Victim #2:
Victim's Name: Not available, (W/M)
Victim's Age: 18
Driver #1:
Driver's Name: Not available, (W/M)
Driver's Age: 18
Deceased #1:
Deceased's Name: Not available, (W/M)
Deceased's Age: 19
Vehicle #1:
Vehicle Make/Model: Toyota/Pickup
Vehicle Color: White
Vehicle #2:
Vehicle Make/Model: Toyota/Sedan
Vehicle Color: Black


Traffic Fatality


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department, Traffic Homicide Unit is investigating a crash that left one dead.

According to investigators, the driver of a black Toyota sedan was traveling westbound on NW 173 Drive. The driver of the white Toyota pickup was traveling southbound on NW 74 Avenue, and began to cross NW 173 Drive. The white Toyota pickup struck the black Toyota sedan, causing it to slide onto the median. The black Toyota sedan then struck a fire hydrant and a tree, ejecting one of the passengers. The driver and one of the passengers of the black Toyota were transported to Ryder Trauma in critical condition, the passenger that was ejected was determined deceased on scene by Miami-Dade Fire rescue. The driver of the white Toyota pickup was not injured.

The investigation continues.


 
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers
(305)471-TIPS (8477) or (866) 471-8477
Visit www.crimestoppersmiami.com and select “Give a Tip”
Send a text message to 274637. Enter CSMD followed by the tip information and press send.
   

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MIAMI-DADE POLICE DEPARTMENT
9105 Northwest 25th Street
Doral, FL 33172-1500
(305)471-1780