1 dead, 2 officers hurt after police-involved crash in Hialeah

Police shut down several blocks of Hialeah Drive after collision

HIALEAH, Fla. – One person is dead and two police officers were hurt after a crash Tuesday in Hialeah, authorities said.

Hialeah police Sgt. Eddie Rodriguez said a patrol car and another vehicle collided just after 7 p.m. at East Sixth Avenue and Hialeah Drive.

The two police officers were rushed to Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami. Their conditions were not disclosed.

Witnesses at the scene said the officers were alert before they were taken to the hospital.

The person in the other car was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police shut down Hialeah Drive from East Fourth Avenue to East Eighth Avenue for several hours after the crash.