The BSO Public Information Office is currently working a developing incident regarding a Traffic Fatality located at: 1100 block of N.W. 15 St., Pompano Beach.
Public Information officer Keyla Concepcion is currently gathering the details. Here’s what we know so far:
Just before 3 a.m., Regional Communications was notified of an accident at the above location.
The driver of a vehicle heading westbound on Northwest 15 Street lost control, causing the vehicle to exit the roadway and flip over, landing upside down on the CSX railroad tracks. It has been determined the vehicle was stolen. All occupants of the vehicle were teenagers ranging in ages from 12 to 14. Two have been pronounced dead (one on scene, one at BHMC). The remaining five were all transported to BHMC.
BSO Traffic Homicide Unit investigators are looking into the cause of the crash.
Northwest 15 Street remains closed from the 900 to 1200 block. Traffic on the tracks has been halted while the investigation continues.
This information should be considered preliminary, and as with any developing situation, the details may change.