Tragedy in Midnight Hours in Miami

A speeding car ran through a stop sign, witnesses said

Sunday, Jan 1, 2012  |  Updated 1:50 PM EDT
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Witnesses told police that one car was speeding and ran through a stop sign when it crashed into another vehicle.

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A fatal accident took place just 25 minutes before 2011 ended when a speeding car ran through a stop sign and crashed into another vehicle, Miami Police said.

The crash happened at at NW 32nd Avenue and NW 17th Street at 11:35 p.m., Sgt. Luis Taborda said.

A woman from the victims' vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene, and the other occupant, a male driver, was taken to a local hospital in critical condition, according to Taborda.

The male driver who caused the crash is also in critical condition, Taborda said, and police officers are at the hospital investigating.

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