Man crashes through retaining wall while driving away from traffic stop

MIAMI (WSVN) - A man has been arrested after crashing through a retaining wall while attempting to evade police.

Police said they pulled the man over along Northwest Seventh Avenue and Fifth Street in Miami, at around 3 a.m., Friday.

However, once he stopped, officials said he refused to get out of the car and instead hit the gas.

The man lost control of his vehicle and crashed through a barrier and down a retaining wall.

Paramedics checked him out on the scene and determined he had been driving under the influence.

The man, whose identity was not released, was not hurt but has since been arrested.

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