2 injured after truck impaled by palm tree in crash

Rescue workers had to pry victims from vehicle


MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Two people were seriously hurt after pickup truck crashed into a palm tree Saturday in southwest Miami-Dade County, officials said.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Lt. Felipe Lay said the crash happened just before 10:30 a.m. at 125th Avenue and 40th Street.

Rescue workers at the scene had to pry the victims from vehicle, Lay said.

The photos from the scene of the crash show part of a palm tree jutting out the roof of the passenger side the truck.

The victims were taken to Kendall Regional Medical Center, Lay said. Both victims were listed in critical condition.