Sweetwater Police Officer Injured After Cruiser Collides With School Bus in Southwest Miami-Dade

Officer hospitalized after police cruiser involved in accident with school bus

By Brian Hamacher
|  Thursday, Feb 7, 2013  |  Updated 9:55 AM EDT
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A Sweetwater Police officer was hospitalized after his police cruiser collided with a school bus in southwest Miami-Dade early Thursday.

A Sweetwater Police officer was hospitalized after his police cruiser collided with a school bus in southwest Miami-Dade early Thursday.

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A Sweetwater Police officer was hospitalized after his police cruiser collided with a school bus in southwest Miami-Dade early Thursday.

The crash happened around 5:30 a.m. in the area of Southwest 112th Avenue and 152nd Street, as the bus was making a left turn into a McDonald's, Florida Highway Patrol officials said.

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The police cruiser struck the back end of the bus, which had no children inside, the FHP said.

The officer was taken to a nearby hospital in stable condition. No other injuries were reported.

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Two eastbound lanes of 152nd Street were closed because of the crash, the FHP said.

Authorities are still investigating the incident.

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