Trauma Surgeon Needed to Rescue Person After Miami-Dade Crash - NBC 6 South Florida

Trauma Surgeon Needed to Rescue Person After Miami-Dade Crash

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    Crash in SW Miami-Dade Hurts Person

    A person was injured in a crash in SW Miami-Dade early Sunday.

    (Published Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018)

    Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said firefighters rescued a person trapped inside of a severely damaged vehicle after a crash.

    MDFR said it responded at about 5:30 a.m. to the location of the crash at SW 272nd Street and Krome Avenue. The person was airlifted to a trauma center.

    "When the first units arrived, they found a vehicle severely damaged with one person trapped inside," MDFR said in a statement. "It took an extended amount of time and many resources including Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Technical Rescue Team and a trauma surgeon from the trauma center to extricate the patient from the vehicle."

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