SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - Two Miami-Dade Police officers have been taken to the hospital after they were involved in a car crash near the Florida Turnpike in Southwest Miami-Dade.
MDPD and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue units responded to the scene of the three-vehicle crash under a Turnpike overpass along Quail Roost Drive, near Southwest 107th Avenue, just before 7:30 p.m., Wednesday.
7News cameras captured two marked MDPD cruisers with significant damage and a dark colored Volvo SUV that appeared to be involved in the crash.
According to investigators, the officers were responding to a priority call and had their emergency lights on when they crashed.
Police said the impact caused a light pole to topple.
Florida Power and Light responded and advised this is a Florida Department of Transportation traffic light pole.
Paramedics have transported the injured officers to Jackson South Medical Center in stable condition.
Cameras captured several MDPD officers outside the hospital showing their support.
Back at the scene, occupants of the Volvo SUV were seen speaking with officers.
No other injuries have been reported.
Officers shut down Quail Roost Drive near the scene of the crash while they investigated. It has since reopened.
There is no word on what caused the crash.
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