7-year-old girl riding bike dead after driver ran stop sign in Pembroke Pines

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PEMBROKE PINES, FL – At 2:06 p.m. on January 6, 2022, officers of the Pembroke Pines Police Department were notified of a vehicle vs pedestrian traffic crash which had just occurred within the intersection of NW 136 Avenue and NW 10th Street.

Our preliminary investigation revealed that the vehicle driver ran a stop sign located at the intersection, and struck a juvenile female bicyclist who was crossing the street in the crosswalk. The juvenile female was immediately transported to a local hospital with life threatening injuries.

The juvenile female is a student at Lakeside Elementary School but her information will not be released at this time until all of her next of kin have been notified.

The driver of the vehicle was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The intersection of NW 136th Avenue and NW 10th Street currently remains blocked off as we continue to conduct our investigation. Additional updates will be released as they become available.