BREAKING NEWS: Two people are critical and another four are injured after small plane crashes into car on bridge in Miami
- At least two people are critically injured, and half a dozen more hospitalized after a small plane crashed on a bridge in Miami
- The plane crashed on the bridge near Haulover Park around 12.50pm on Saturday
- At least 25 fire rescue units were on the scene. A fir and a huge plume of smoke can be seen rising from the debris
At least two people are in critical condition and another four injured after a small plane crashed into a car on a bridge in Miami.
The two were transported to Ryder Trauma Center, one by helicopter, with burn injuries, according to NBC Miami. A total of six are hospitalized.
The plane crashed on the Haulover Inlet Bridge near Haulover Park around 12.50pm on Saturday, according to the Miami Herald.
At least 25 fire rescue units were on the scene. A fire as well as a huge plume of smoke can be seen rising from the debris.
Footage from the scene shows the plane in pieces on the causeway bridge, while a red minivan is completely destroyed nearby.
FAA investigators are reportedly heading toward the scene.
At least two people are in critical condition, and another four injured after a small plane crashed into a car on a bridge in Miami
The plane crashed into the car on a causeway near Haulover Park around 12.50pm on Saturday. An injured person can we seen lying on the sidewalk
Florida residents can been seen standing on the outer edges of the bridge as black heavy smoke billowed from the small plane as the smashed up aircraft burned.
Nearby drivers stood outside their cars and watched as a public bus and several cars were stuck on the bridge.
Fire crews were able to put the fire out, but the bridge still remains closed as the damaged car and plane still remain there.
The bridge is closed from Sunny Isles Beach and Bal Harbour, police reported. Authorities said to expect heavy delays.
This is a developing story
A part of the plane’s wing can be seen lying on the causeway as it’s fully engulfed in flames and smoke