1 hospitalized after hot air balloon crashes in SW Miami-Dade

SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - Rescue crews took one person to the hospital following a hot air balloon crash in Southwest Miami-Dade.

According to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, a hot air balloon got tangled in power lines near Southwest 240th Street and Southwest 212th Avenue, just before 7:45 a.m., Sunday.

Power went out for homes in the area temporarily as a result, officials said, but it has since been restored.

Paramedics transported the victim to an area hospital in unknown condition.

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