1 Dead, 6 Injured After Car Crashes Into Sidewalk Cafe of Miami Beach Restaurant – NBC 6 South Florida

One person died and several others were hospitalized after a driver accelerated into the outdoor dining area of ​​a restaurant Thursday night in Miami Beach, police said.

Paramedics and police officers responded after 6 pm to Call Me Gaby, an Italian restaurant located at 22 Washington Avenue.

Investigators said a woman in a Bentley was attempting to parallel park outside of the restaurant but instead accelerated into the sidewalk cafe area, striking several tables, according to Miami Beach Police.

Seven people were transported to the hospital, where one of them died, police said. One of the victims was a 3-year-old with minor cuts and bruises. Officials did not identify the victims.

Video from Only on Dade shows the large presence of first responders in the area of ​​South Pointe Drive and 1st Street along Washington Avenue.

Miami Beach Police tweeted for the public to avoid the area, which was closed due to the investigation.

Further information was not available. Check back with NBC 6 for updates.

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