Turnpike accident leaves toddler dead, five injured

MIAMI, FL – A 3-month-old infant was killed and five others were injured in a crash on the Turnpike Sunday morning, CBS Miami reports. 

The accident occurred around 3:15 a.m. in the northbound lanes of the Turnpike near Quail Roost Drive. The accident began when a Toyota Sedan crashed into the back of a Ford Sedan.

The four people in the Ford, including the baby, where all rushed to Ryder Trauma Center, where the infant passed away.

The driver and passenger in the Toyota were hospitalized at Jackson South with non-life-threatening injuries.

Later, an SUV struck a police vehicle that was keeping an entrance to the Turnpike closed. No injures were reported from this incident.

The Miami car accident lawyers of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. have provided this story for informational purposes only, and it should not be construed as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in a collision that was someone else’s fault, we would like to discuss your options for pursuing financial compensation at your convenience. Contact our offices today for a free consultation, by calling  800.689.8180 or filling out our online contact form.

Last Updated : May 16, 2022

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