FHP: Wrong way crash killed 3 in Miami

Published On: Jan 21 2014 06:46:54 AM EST

Officials say a wrong way driver caused a head-on collision that killed three people on Miami's Krome Avenue.

The Sunday morning crash left three others injured and two vehicles badly burned.

The crash killed 15-year-old Gisele Betancourt. The Miami Herald reports she was riding in a car with her 19-year-old brother Erick, who was the wrong way driver.

The Florida Highway Patrol says three other people were in the SUV. Two people died inside the car they hit.

A preliminary investigation shows the SUV was traveling south in the northbound lanes. Two people were dead at the scene. Four people were taken to the hospital, where a third person died.


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