MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A household is choosing up the items after a deadly crash at 56th and Pembroke Highway.
Brittania Hemmings was killed when the automobile she was in was hit within the intersection, slamming the automobile right into a barbershop. “I misplaced my daughter, that’s my second daughter. She simply turned 20,” stated her father Gregory Hemmings.
He and the household are devastated.
In keeping with investigators, the crash occurred after a automobile pushed by this man, Connor Tyson, ran a pink gentle at Washington and 56th, then tried the run the sunshine simply down the road at Pembroke Highway.
“He tried to do a visitors cease on this automobile for operating a pink gentle,” stated Hollywood Police Officer Christian Lata. “Earlier than he may even provoke a visitors cease, the automobile saved going southbound and the very subsequent intersection, Pembroke he tried to run that pink gentle as nicely at which level there was a visitors accident,” he defined.
Hemmings describes his daughter as a contented particular person. In keeping with a survivor within the automobile, she was singing simply seconds earlier than the deadly crash.
“She’s a joyful particular person,” her father stated. “They’re driving the automobile, she and her finest buddy have been singing a music and so they have been singing that music for the final time and my daughter go away smiling,” he stated.
Brittani simply turned 20, not too long ago graduated highschool, and was planning to enlist within the Military. Her dad says these desires are actually shattered from a crash that would have been prevented. “I’m saying to everybody on the market, please watch out on the highway, don’t run the lights, don’t panic if a cop pulls you over. Cease and speak to them, it’s only a ticket,” Hemming stated.
Tyson is charged with operating a pink gentle and driving on a suspended license.
Hollywood police anticipate he’ll face extra expenses within the coming days.