1 Dead, 3 Hurt in Wrong-Way Crash on Don Shula Expressway in Miami-Dade

Officials said three people, including a Miami-Dade officer, were taken to local hospitals in stable condition

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One person was killed and three others were hospitalized following a wrong-way crash on the Don Shula Expressway in Miami-Dade Friday.

The incident involved a Volkswagen sedan that was heading northbound in the southbound lanes of the Expressway near Killian Drive when it crashed head-on into a marked Miami-Dade police car then ricocheted into a white Jeep Renegade, Miami-Dade Police officials said.

The driver of the Volkswagen was killed at the scene. The Miami-Dade officer and a man and woman who were in the Jeep were taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital South where they were in stable condition.

Footage showed multiple Miami-Dade Fire Rescue units at the scene, where the badly-damaged sedan was left on its side next to the Renegade, which had a smashed front-end. The police car also had bad front-end damage.

All southbound lanes of the expressway were closed in the area. Police said drivers should expect heavy delays.

The identities of the people involved haven't been released.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation. No other information was immediately known.

Check back with NBC 6 for updates.

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