MIAMI, Fla. – A string of major crashes along a stretch of a county road has neighbors and business owners begging the county to make a change. There have been several serious crashes in the Buena Vista East neighborhood and they say it is time Miami-Dade county does something about it.
On Friday, Local 10 News spotted police actively tracking drivers’ speeds and pulling people over.
“You see, the traffic is terrible on this street,” said Camile Lefebvre, owner of the Buena Vista Deli. “The people, they don’t respect the speed.”
The movement was sparked at the end of January when a beloved employee at the Buena Vista Deli named Avril was hit by a car and killed while crossing the street after work.
“All the customers loved her. (She was) always positive,” Lefebvre said about the woman.
Avril’s death shook the community surrounding the restaurant so much that they’ve begun pushing for major changes to be made along…