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Teen Driver Arrested After Hit-and-Run Crash Involving 18-Wheeler in NW Miami-Dade

The incident occurred early Friday morning and sent at least one person to the hospital, per police

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Police have arrested a teen driver who fled the scene of a Friday morning crash in northwest Miami-Dade that left one person in critical condition.

The crash happened around 2:30 a.m. on Northwest 41st Street and 22nd Avenue in Liberty City.

According to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, a car became wedged underneath an 18-wheeler as a result of the crash, leaving one person trapped.

The person had to be extricated and was transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center in serious condition.

About one mile from the scene of the crash, a 16-year-old girl was stopped and arrested in connection to the incident, according to police. She was charged with leaving the scene of the crash.

In addition to the tractor-trailer and the car that was wedged underneath it, one more vehicle was involved but no other injuries were reported.

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