Yesterday we blogged about a driver who crashed into a Miami-area restaurant, injuring several people. Now, more information about the incident is available.
WSVN.com reports that the driver of the vehicle that crashed into Don Camarón Seafood Grill & Market, located at Northwest Fifth Street and 37th Avenue, had suffered a medical emergency leading up to the crash. Apparently, the driver suffered a heart attack.
The report indicates that the crash occurred about 6:30 p.m. on Friday when the driver first crashed into a parked vehicle before crossing into a parking lot and then crashing into the restaurant.
Panic at Don Camaron restaurant in Miami when a car plows into the building and injures 5 people, including the driver.— Joe Roetz (@JoeRoetz) July 24, 2021
Witness tells 7News a child in the driver’s car said that driver had a heart attack.
That patron’s rescue efforts tonight at 10 on @wsvn pic.twitter.com/6cxSCnRVpq
Customers said the sound of the crash was like “was a bomb or explosion” because they “just saw the smoke, and the glass just went flying.”
Several children were hurt in the crash but were treated at the scene. Another person was pinned to a wall.
First responders transported two of the victims to Ryder Trauma Center and two others to the Jackson Memorial Hospital emergency room. Another victim was apparently also taken to the hospital for medical treatment as well.
Authorities expect all victims to make a full recovery.
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