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North Miami Beach police officer injured in crash released from hospital

Officer Nicole Mood heads home in time for Thanksgiving

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – A North Miami Beach police officer injured in a crash will spend Thanksgiving at home.

North Miami Beach police said Officer Nicole Mood was released from Aventura Hospital on Tuesday.

Mood was driving her police cruiser at Northeast 163rd Street and Northeast 19th Avenue early on the morning of Nov. 15 when another car slammed into the cruiser. The impact sent Mood's car into a light pole.

Police said the driver of the car at fault tried to run away but was immediately taken into custody.

Mood had to be extricated from the car and had been in the hospital ever since.

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