Driver Killed in Miami, FL, Police Chase Accident on 22nd Avenue
Miami, FL -- February 27, 2017, a person was killed following an accident where their vehicle was hit by a stolen car fleeing police pursuit.
According to the Miami Police Department, the incident occurred just before midnight at the intersection of Northwest 22nd Street and Northwest 103rd Street.
According to police officials, 19-year-old Lanard Gilbert was driving a stolen Acura southbound along NW 22nd. A police officer attempted to pull him over, and Gilbert reportedly fled from the officer. He went through the 103rd intersection and collided into another vehicle.
The other vehicle caught fire due to the crash, and the driver was unable to escape. That person died at the scene. Gilbert was eventually charged with vehicular homicide due to the accident.
Authorities have not released any additional details surrounding this incident.
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