Coral Gables, FL (October 9, 2018) - A police chase ended with serious injuries to at least one passenger following a crash. The incident occurred a Monday, October 8th in Coral Gables.
A homeowner in the area observed two individuals attempting to break into nearby cars and alerted police.
Officers with the Miami-Dade Police spotted the suspect vehicle and began giving chase along the northbound lanes of US Highway 1. The driver of the vehicle attempted to change lanes but instead lost control and crashed into a tree.
Both the driver and a 15-year-old passenger were ejected from the vehicle. A 16-year-old passenger was wearing his seat belt and was not ejected.
The 15-year-old passenger was transported to Ryder Trauma Center in critical condition.
A car accident can happen suddenly, violently and unexpectedly. Certainly, in this case, there was a greatly increased risk of a serious crash taking place. Sadly, the crash did occur and it resulted in injuries not only to the driver but also to the passengers in the vehicle.
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