EL PORTAL, FLA. (WSVN) - Seven people were injured after a car struck a limousine, causing the larger vehicle to hit a house in the Village of El Portal, officials said.
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded to the scene of the crash along Northeast Second Avenue and 90th Street, near Miami Shores, just after 2:15 p.m., Saturday.
Paramedics took five of the seven victims to area hospitals. One of them was transported to Ryder Trauma Center in unknown condition.
The other two victims suffered minor injuries and were treated at the scene.
Lateeal Broughton, the mother of the driver of the car, said her son was sideswiped by the limo driver.
“Apparently, my sons were coming home from work, and they were making a left, and the limousine was, I guess coming from a funeral, but they were speeding, and they sideswiped my son, causing him to slide into the yard, and then the limousine hit the house,” she said.
The extent of the damage to the house is unknown at this time.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
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