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Car backing up runs over 2-year-old girl in Southwest Miami-Dade

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY – A 2-year-old girl was seriously injured Saturday in Southwest Miami-Dade County when a car backed up and ran over the child, Miami Fire Rescue said.

Miami Fire Rescue Lt. Felipe Lay said the incident happened about 2:30 p.m. in the 1700 block of Northeast Ninth Drive near Homestead. 

The girl - whose legs were crushed - was transported by helicopter to a local trauma center, Lay said.

This is a developing story.