MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A small plane struck an SUV when it crashed on the Haulover Inlet Bridge early Saturday afternoon.
Smoke and fire could be seen rising from the wreckage at 108 Street and Collins Avenue near Haulover Beach.
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Video posted to Twitter by Alex Huberman shows the aftermath of the crash.
— Alex Huberman (@lexSayzzz) May 14, 2022
According to the FAA:
“A single-engine Cessna 172 lost engine power and landed on the Haulover Inlet Bridge on Route A1A in Miami around 1 p.m. local time today, striking a vehicle while landing. There were three people onboard. The aircraft departed from Fort Lauderdale International Airport with a planned destination of Key West International Airport.
The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate. “
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One person in the plane died.
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue reports two people suffered serious injuries. One was taken by air rescue to the Ryder Trauma Center, the other was taken to the hospital by ambulance.
Three others were taken to local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries, including a woman and her two toddlers who were in the SUV.
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Miami-Dade police said Collins Avenue between 96th and 163rd Street was closed for the investigation and removal of the wreckage.