Two people are dead and another has been rushed to an area hospital after this morning's wreck.
Officials confirmed that the crash occurred along Southwest 25th Road and 1st Avenue near the exit to the Rickenbacker Causeway, closing both the southbound exit ramp and the road between Miami Avenue and SW 2nd Avenue.
Miami Police said officers received a call about two vehicles - a white Ford and white Hyundai - speeding just after 5 a.m. When they arrived at the scene, the Hyundai had hit a tree and occupants inside were killed while the Ford was found nearby.
#BREAKING overnight - around 5:15 a.m. a couple of speeding cars were spotted in Miami. One of them hit a tree, killing the people inside of it. The other fled, but was found nearby. @MiamiPD addressing media soon. Area: SW 2 Ave & 25th Road @nbc6 pic.twitter.com/HZSsUpwo7S— Vanessa Morales (@NewsDeskChica) July 2, 2018