Driver Slams Into Bus Stop Bench, Killing 1 In Sunny Isles Beach

Authorities in Sunny Isles Beach are investigating after a driver lost control of their car Sunday night on Collins Avenue and slammed into a bus stop, killing one person. 

According to police, calls to 911 began just after 8 p.m.

Officials said a van was headed north on Collins Avenue when it veered onto the sidewalk and struck two adults and two children standing near the bus stop.

Police said one of the adults was pronounced dead at the scene. The remaining three victims were each injured and airlifted to area hospitals. Their specific conditions are unknown at this time. 

Though it's unclear what caused the driver of the vehicle to lose control, that person remained at the scene and is cooperating, investigators with the Sunny Isles Police Department said. 

The northbound lanes of Collins Avenue were closed from 163rd Street to 178th Street. 

This story will be updated on as more information becomes available. 

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