1 Dead in Box Truck, SUV Collision: Cops

Officials have not yet released the man's identity.

Sunday, Feb 2, 2014  |  Updated 4:02 PM EDT
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A man died after an SUV and a box truck collided Saturday night in Northwest Miami-Dade, police said. Here, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Chief T.D. Garofalo explains the scene.

A man died after an SUV and a box truck collided Saturday night in Northwest Miami-Dade, police said. Here, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Chief T.D. Garofalo explains the scene.

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A man died after an SUV and a box truck collided Saturday night in Northwest Miami-Dade, police said.

Investigators said and Infinity SUV was traveling eastbound on Northwest 79th Avenue and struck a box truck traveling northbound on Northwest 27th Avenue.

The vehicles spun off and hit two other vehicles, police said.

The driver of the Infinity was taken to Ryder Trauma Center where he later died, officials said. The others involved in the crash received non-life threatening injuries, according to police.

Officials did not immediately release the deceased man's identity.

A HazMat crew responded to the scene to clean up about 60 to 100 gallons of diesel fuel that spilled to the ground, officials said.

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