NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - A Miami Police officer and two other people were rushed to the hospital after being involved in a car crash.
Deputies responded to the scene of the crash on Northwest 7th Avenue and 10th Street around 8:30 p.m. Monday. 7News cameras captured a damaged police car and a damaged civilian car.
According to Miami Police, the officer involved in the collision was on his way to a call of a choking child. The other involved in the crash hit a light pole and fell on top of the police car.
The officer and a woman were transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s trauma center while another man involved was transported to the hospital’s emergency room.
The officer, who suffered several lacerations, and the man have since been released. The woman, suffering from bone fractures, remains in the hospital.
Power lines in the area were affected as a result of the light pole falling.
The incident is still under investigation.
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