Miami, FL (November 29, 2018) - A police officer in Miami was injured in an on-duty crash that took place on Wednesday, November 28th.
The accident reportedly occurred at the intersection of Southwest 10th Avenue and First Street in the Little Havana area. The officer's cruiser was seen in the middle of the intersection around 1:15 am. Initial reports indicate that another car came to the intersection with a flashing red light in their direction of travel. However, the driver failed to stop and collided with the officer's vehicle. The driver remained on scene following the crash.
The police officer was transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital where he was listed in stable condition. The driver, identified only as a woman, was charged for her role in causing the crash.
No additional information is available at this time.
A reportable accident takes place every 92 seconds in Florida. Many crashes take place at intersections controlled by stop signs and stoplights. Failing to yield or stop is a common cause of car accidents across our state. The results of failing to yield can cause serious or catastrophic damage depending on the circumstances surrounding the crash. Our thoughts go out to the officer who sustained injuries in this accident and we hope for a speedy recovery.
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