MIAMI (WSVN) - A woman has died and another person was transported to the hospital following a crash in Miami.

The crash happened along U.S. 1 near Northeast 82nd Street, just after 4 a.m., Friday.

When first responders arrived, they found a car on fire with a woman nearby.

The other vehicle was found with a woman trapped inside. She was pronounced dead on the scene.

Police said two cars, a Toyota Corolla and and Mercedes-Benz, collided at the intersection of 82nd Street.

“We tried to put out the fire quickly next to the Signature Dry Cleaning,” said Miami Fire Rescue Capt. Ignatius Carroll. “We were able to quickly get that fire out and assess the driver of that vehicle, which was an adult female. The second vehicle had a person that was trapped in the vehicle, another adult female, but unfortunately she did not survive her injuries. She was pronounced deceased here on the scene.”

7SkyForce showed the damaged vehicle from earlier Friday morning.

Officials closed off Biscayne Boulevard in every direction at 82nd Street as they continued to investigate for several hours.

The collision pushed the two vehicles all the way down to Northeast 82nd Street, swiping the side of a dry cleaner’s building along the way.

Javier Acosta was sleeping in his apartment nearby when he heard the collision, and as he looked out his window, he saw the Mercedes-Benz engulfed.

“It was a tremendous noise, so I wake up like, wow, scared,” said Acosta.

Fire crews worked quickly to extinguish the fire.

The aftermath of the crash was caught on video and Acosta said besides seeing the car up in flames he also saw an incredible rescue.

Surveillance video showed people quickly pulling out the drivers after that fiery crash.

“Three homeless guys that were here on the corner, thank God they were here, they were able to get the lady out of the car. This guy had a bag on his back, and he was the one who ran and opened the door, even when the car was on fire, and got her out and the other two helped her,” said Acosta. “Somebody was coming here to the McDonald’s and was calling somebody like, ‘Hey, call the police, call the police, somebody’s dying here.'”

Aaron Vanderpool also witnessed the incident and said the crash may have started with a chase. He also told 7News he was almost hit by the Mercedes-Benz two minutes earlier, before the crash on the bridge out of North Bay Village, about two miles East.

“This car, a Mercedes-Benz, almost hit us. It was coming from the side street being pursued by two North Bay Village police officers. Then there was a high-speed chase coming west across the causeway, and they were going really fast,” said Vanderpool. “Once they got to the bridge, police officers from North Bay Village stopped pursuit and this car came zooming over the bridge. Then I came to this intersection to get something to eat and saw the wreckage and the flames and everything.”

North Bay Village Officers confirmed the Mercedes-Benz that was involved in the crash was the same vehicle they had attempted to pull over.

Miami detectives are still investigating this case.

They have not released the names of the two people involved in the crash.

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