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4 women and 1 men killed in wrong-way crash on the Palmetto Expressway



Miami, Florida – Early Saturday morning, four women and one man were killed in a wrong-way crash on the Palmetto Expressway.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, those killed were in a Honda Accord that was hit head-on by a Silver Infiniti traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes around 4:30 a.m.

The age range of the victims is between 18 to 25, authorities said.

The man driving the wrong way on the Infiniti, identified as 30-year-old Maiky Simeon, survived the crash and was transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center for treatment with serious injuries.

FHP troopers are investigating if impairment was a contributing factor in the crash. Simeon has not been charged with any crime.

The investigation into the crash continues.

If anyone has information on Simeon’s whereabouts prior to the crash, they are urged to contact the Florida Highway Patrol at (305) 470-2500.

While the crash was investigated, the westbound lanes of 826 were shut down for hours.


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