Miami-Dade Officer in DUI Car Involved in Crash

Cop hospitalized, driver of other car may face charges in early morning crash

Tuesday, Jan 1, 2013  |  Updated 12:11 PM EDT
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A Miami-Dade Police officer driving a DUI enforcement unit was briefly hospitalized after their car was struck by another driver early Tuesday.

The crash happened around 4 a.m. in the area of US 1 and 17th Avenue in Miami, Miami-Dade Police officials said.

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Footage from the scene showed the officer placed on a stretcher and into the back of an ambulance. The officer was taken to Ryder Trauma Center where they were treated and later released.

The woman who was driving the other car was treated at the scene. Officers were seen giving her a sobriety test at the scene, and police said she could face charges related to the crash.

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