A motorcyclist was killed and his passenger was injured in a crash involving a Miami-Dade police officer. The crash took place on Thursday, January 16th around 6:45 p.m.
According to reports, Officer Chris Thomas was driving his patrol car southbound on Northwest 22nd Avenue. Thomas made a left turn onto Northwest 127th Street, where his vehicle was struck by a motorcycle that was traveling northbound on Northwest 22nd. The driver and passenger were both ejected from the motorcycle following the crash. Both were taken to a local hospital. The driver was pronounced dead while the passenger was hospitalized in unknown condition. Neither the passenger nor the driver has been identified. The officer did not suffer any injuries.