A driver has been killed in a car crash following a violent incident near the Hard Rock Stadium, home of the Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix.
According to authorities, the incident took place at 1.45pm on Thursday when a driver in a grey Dodge coupe was ejected from the car on the southbound Florida Turnpike that leads to Northwest 199th street.
Florida Highway Patrol have confirmed the death and incident that also saw the driver's car slam into the wall of a bridge before vaulting a barrier and landing on a part of the F1 track below via multiple palm trees.
The Fire Rescue crew pronounced the male driver dead at the scene having been flung from the vehicle that landed upside down at Turn 16 of the race circuit, that runs past the Hard Rock Stadium, home of NFL side the Miami Dolphins.
Investigations have now begun over how the crash happened.
BREAKING: A car crash on the Florida Turnpike near the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens left one man dead, authorities said. https://t.co/TEmdlqNDri
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