Driver runs red light, causing crash that injures 2 civilians, officer

MIAMI GARDENS, FL – A driver of a black Dodge Charger ran a red light and hit a marked Miami Gardens police white SUV, injuring the officer and the two Dodge occupants Tuesday. 

This collision happened before 3 a.m. near Northwest 27th Avenue and Northwest 167th Street. Local 10 said the Dodge Charger driver t-boned the officer’s white Ford Explorer. As a result, the officer then crashed his car into the exterior walls of the expressway. 

The officer and the two occupants of the Dodge were flown by helicopter to a hospital. The two Dodge passengers sustained critical, life-threatening injuries, while the officer is expected to survive his wounds. 

No other details have been made available at this time. 

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Last Updated : December 5, 2023

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