One dead, two injured in crash involving school bus, pedestrian in Miami

MIAMI, FL – One person is dead and two are injured after a crash involving a school bus, multiple vehicles and a pedestrian that happened Nov. 9.

According to Local10, the driver of a Dodge pickup truck exited Palmetto Expressway at 103rd St and struck a pedestrian, killing them. After hitting the pedestrian, the driver of the Dodge crashed into an Audi.

This caused a chain reaction crash at Northwest 103rd Street and Northwest 77th Avenue. A Hialeah Gardens Middle School bus with students inside was involved. None of the students were injured.

The driver of the Dodge, 38-year-old Lavarius C. Bethel, was arrested. Police are waiting on the results of a blood test to determine if Bethel was impaired.

The Miami car accident lawyers of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. have provided this story for informational purposes only, and it should not be construed as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in a collision that was someone else’s fault, we would like to discuss your options for pursuing financial compensation at your convenience. Contact our offices today for a free consultation, by calling  800.689.8180 or filling out our online contact form.

Last Updated : November 22, 2021

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