MIAMI, FL - Three people died after their car was struck by a speeding vehicle in Miami-Dade County Tuesday morning, NBC Miami reports.
Police said one of the vehicles was a Range Rover, which an officer had tried to pull over on the Palmetto Expressway for speeding.
The driver took off at high speed and crashed into a Kia near the intersection of Sunset Drive and Southwest 92nd Avenue, according to investigators.
The Kia then slammed into a pole, killing the female driver and a male and female passenger. All three were pronounced dead at the scene. Their names have not yet been released.
Police said the driver of the Range Rover was believed to have been driving under the influence. That person was hospitalized, but no details have been released on their condition.
Sunset Drive was shut down in both directions between 91st and 93rd Avenues while the crash scene was being cleared and investigated.
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