Child airlifted after dog bite

Child bitten on head

Published On: Mar 22 2013 10:41:13 AM EDT   Updated On: Mar 22 2013 01:51:29 PM EDT

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue airlifted a 3-year-old child to Miami Children's Hospital Friday morning after the child was bitten by a dog.

The incident happened near Southwest 216th Street and 172 Avenue about 10:15 a.m.

It's unclear what led up to the incident. The dog bit the child on the head.

Miami-Dade Animal Services was responding.

No other details were immediately released.