Officers Airlifted to Hospital After Deadly Crash in SW Miami-Dade - NBC 6 South Florida

Officers Airlifted to Hospital After Deadly Crash in SW Miami-Dade

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    2 Miami-Dade Officers Hurt in Fatal Crash

    Two Miami-Dade Police officers were hospitalized in a crash that claimed the life of another driver.

    (Published Tuesday, March 6, 2018)

    What to Know

    • Crews responded to the scene near SW 260th Street and 147th Avenue around 1:30 a.m.

    • Both officers inside the police car – the 32 year old driver who was ejected and the 25 year old passenger – were airlifted to Ryder Trauma.

    • The driver of the second vehicle was trapped in their car and pronounced dead at the scene.

    Two Miami-Dade Police officers were rushed to the hospital after an crash that killed the driver of another vehicle early Tuesday.

    Crews responded to the scene near Southwest 260th Street and 147th Avenue around 1:30 a.m.

    Officials have not released details on the crash, but did confirm that both officers inside the police car, including the 32-year-old driver who was ejected from the vehicle and the 25-year-old passenger, were airlifted to Ryder Trauma Center.

    Neither officer was wearing a seatbelt, according to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.

    Officers Injured in Deadly SW Miami Dade Crash

    [MI] Officers Injured in Deadly SW Miami Dade Crash

    NBC 6's Arlene Borenstein has the latest as police continue to investigate what led to two officers being rushed to the hospital and another driver dying at the scene.

    (Published Tuesday, March 6, 2018)

    Both officers are being treated for what officials describe as life threatning injuries.

    The driver of the second vehicle was trapped in their car and pronounced dead at the scene. Officials have not released their identity.

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