Deadly Head-on Crash Shuts Down 79th Street Causeway

A woman died in a head-on crash Wednesday that shut down the 79th Street Causeway, officials said.

The crash happened near North Bay Village and shut down both directions of the causeway.

Miami Police confirmed four people were taken to the hospital, where one of them — a woman — died. Her identity wasn’t released.

Fire officials said two people were critically injured, two had serious injuries, and one person was in stable condition after the crash.

Drivers can take the Julia Tuttle Causeway as an alternate route to and from Miami Beach.

This is a developing story. Check back with NBC 6 for updates.