Surveillance video shows moment of impact in violent Miami gas station crash

A violent crash in Miami shut down a portion of U.S. Highway 1 for hours, killing a man and injuring another.

Surveillance video shows the moment a white car crashed into a Westar gas station along U.S. 1 and Southwest 37th Avenue late Wednesday night.

“I seen the white car here hit the wall, the man scream(ed) and jump(ed) to this side,” a witness said. 

Westar clerk Germaa Iubi told Local 10 News reporter Samantha Bryant that it appeared the driver had been speeding and lost control. He also said two men were taken to a hospital.

“That happens here — a lot of people speeding, make a right turn, but this guy came really fast,” Iubi said.

Surveillance video obtained by Local 10 shows the moment of impact.

Police said one man was pronounced dead at the scene and another man was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center.

The man who died was identified by his father as Terry Grant Jr., 35 — a married father of one daughter. 

Grant’s father said his son, who was a deacon at his church, had just gotten into another car crash two months ago, but was not known to drive recklessly.

“Everybody liked him,” Terry Grant Sr. said. “He had no problems with anyone here in Coconut Grove. He’s going to be missed by a lot of folks.”

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2 teens dead, 5 hurt after stolen car crashes in Pompano Beach, deputies say

Two teenagers were killed and another five young people were seriously hurt in a car crash early Sunday in Pompano Beach, authorities said.

Keyla Concepcion, a spokeswoman for the Broward County Sheriff’s Office, said the youths were riding in a stolen car around 3 a.m. when the driver lost control of the vehicle, causing it to flip over and land on the CSX railroad tracks near the 1000 block of Northwest 15th Street.

Concepcion said the people inside the car ranged in age from 12 to 14 years old.

One of the victims was pronounced dead at the scene. Another was rushed to Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, where the victim later died. 

The five young people who were hurt were also transported to Broward Health. Their conditions were not disclosed. 

After the crash, deputies closed down a portion of 15th Street from the 900 block to the 1200 block for several hours. Rail traffic on the CSX tracks was also halted.

This is a developing story. It will be updated.

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1 person injured in early-morning crash in northwest Miami-Dade County

One person was seriously hurt early Saturday when two cars collided in northwest Miami-Dade County, officials said.

A spokesperson for Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said the crash happened after 2:30 a.m. at Northwest 202nd Street and Northwest 67th Avenue.

The most seriously injured person had to be pried from their vehicle and was airlifted to Aventura Hospital and Medical Center. A young child was a passenger in one of the cars, but officials did not disclose the child’s age or condition.

This is a developing story. It will be updated.

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9 people hurt in crash in Lauderdale Lakes, officials say

Nine people were hurt when two cars collided Wednesday night in Lauderdale Lakes, officials said.Battalion Chief Michael Kane, a spokesman for Broward Fire Rescue, said the cars crashed in light rain around 8:30 p.m. at Northwest 31st Avenue …

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