Miami, FL (August 8, 2023)- Five people were taken to the hospital after a multi-vehicle accident on SW 8th St.
Monday, August 7, 2023, at approximately 7:30 p.m., mayhem broke out at 3301 SW 8th St., prompting prompt assistance from Good Samaritans.
According to the Miami Police Department, three vehicles were involved, and multiple people needed medical attention.
In the moments before emergency personnel arrived, airbags deployed, debris flew everywhere, and bystanders rushed to help.
Some eyewitnesses said a hero pulled a woman from a wrecked car.
As more people were rescued and treated after emergency personnel arrived, the situation was upgraded to a Mass Casualty Incident.
Two people, a man, and a woman, were taken to Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital with life-threatening wounds.
Stable conditions allowed two females and a male to be transported to nearby hospitals.
Miami police are investigating the causes of the crash.