News: Man charged with causing fatal wrong-way crash in SW Miami-Dade

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Posted: July 30, 2021

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FL - A man is under arrest in connection with a fatal car accident late last year in Southwest Miami Dade-County, WSVN reports.

This is an update to a previous story.

The suspect in the Dec. 27 wrong-way crash is 21-year-old Wilvert Canovas-Moreno.  Authorities say he was driving a Mercedes-Benz SUV east in the westbound lanes of Quail Roost Drive near Southwest 113th Avenue, causing a crash that involved five other cars.

One man was killed and seven other people were injured in the wreck.

Canovas-Moreno was arrested on Wednesday and jailed on charges of vehicular homicide and reckless driving.

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