SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - A Florida International University Police officer was rear-ended outside of campus in Southwest Miami-Dade.
According to FIU Police, the officer was conducting a traffic stop on Southwest Eighth Street when a driver plowed into the back of their cruiser.
Last night while conducting a traffic stop on SW. 8th St., a vehicle plowed into the back of our patrol vehicle. Further investigation determined the driver, who struck our vehicle, was distracted by his phone. Luckily, No one was injured. #PutItDown 📵📱#ItCanWait 📵📱 pic.twitter.com/uG6GuQQ0w4
— FIUPolice (@FIUPOLICE) January 22, 2021
After further investigation, officials found the driver was distracted by their phone at the time of the incident.
Fortunately, no one was hurt.
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