MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) - A wrong-way wreck on the Palmetto Expressway in Miami Gardens left a driver dead and sent another to the hospital.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the driver of a black Nissan was traveling westbound on the eastbound lanes of the highway near Northwest 37th Avenue when he hit an oncoming white BMW SUV head on, at around 3 a.m., Sunday.
The man behind the wheel of the Nissan was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the SUV was transported to a nearby hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.
Troopers shut down the roadway while they investigated. It reopened to traffic at around 6:30 a.m.
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