Victim of Miami Gardens Bus Bench Crash Has Died: Police

One of six injured in violent crash has died: Miami Gardens Police

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    Family members of Wendy Vasquez, who was injured when a car crashed into a bus bench in Hialeah, wait for word on her condition at Jackson Memorial Hospital. (Published Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012)

    One of the six people who were injured when a car crashed into a bus bench has died, Miami Gardens Police officials said Wednesday.

    The unidentified victim was one of four people who were left in critical condition after the white Nissan crashed into the bus stop at Northwest 199th Street and Northwest 2nd Avenue Tuesday afternoon.

    Six Injured After Car Crashes into Bus Bench

    [MI] Six Injured After Car Crashes into Bus Bench
    Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said six people were injured after a car hit a bus bench where people were waiting for the bus. Four of the people were in critical condition, one was serious and another had minor injuries. All six were taken to the hospital, with rescuers airlifting two of them, after the crash at NW 199 Street and NW 2nd Avenue. (Published Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012)

    Two of the four critical victims were airlifted to the hospital. A fifth victim was in serious condition while a sixth had minor injuries.

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    Witnesses said they jumped into action to pull one victim who was pinned underneath the car. They said they were able to lift the car up as others pulled the man free.

    Police said they believe speed was a factor. Officers questioned the driver of the Nissan but haven't said whether any charges will be filed.

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