News: Driver arrested after passenger killed in Miami Beach car accident

MIAMI BEACH, FL – Police were on the scene of a deadly crash involving three vehicles in Miami Beach early Monday morning, WPLG reports.

The incident happened in the area of Alton Road and 27th Street at about 12:15 a.m. According to police, 38-year-old Brian Williams was driving a Ford Mustang behind a Porsche at more than twice the speed limit.

Williams was unable to negotiate a curve in the roadway and struck the Porsche. The Mustang then jumped a curb and hit two trees, while the impact caused the Porsche to hit a parked Audi.

Two female passengers in Williams’ car were rushed to Jackson Memorial Hospital. One of them, identified as Desire Walker, was pronounced dead of her injuries.

Williams, a resident of Oakland, California, was arrested on several charges including vehicular homicide and reckless driving.

Authorities closed the southbound lanes of Alton Road at 29th Street while the scene was being cleared.

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