Police Officer, K-9 injured in Turnpike crash in Miami
MIAMI, FL – A police officer and their K-9 were injured in a vehicle crash on the turnpike at Caribbean Boulevard Wednesday afternoon.
According to Total Traffic Miami, the officer was taken to a local hospital, and the turnpike closed.
4:28pm Update SW Miami Dade this was an officer w/ K9 involved crash both transported to a local medical facility
Turnpike is CLOSED
NB SW 112th Ave (Exit 9) to Quail Roost Dr (Exit 13)
SB @ the SW 216th Exit, you can get back at the on ramp
Use S. Dixie https://t.co/7EML6yL8Ho
— Total Traffic Miami (@TotalTrafficMIA) August 10, 2022
The cause of the crash is unclear.
Drivers can avoid traffic delays by taking the exit to South Dixie Highway instead.
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