Car crashes into fence outside Madie Ives Elementary in northeast Miami

Driver taken to hospital with minor injuries

By Amanda Batchelor - Senior Digital Editor

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - A car crashed into a fence Monday morning outside Madie Ives Elementary School in northeast Miami-Dade County, authorities said.

A photo taken from the scene at 20770 NE 14th Ave. shows a blue car that struck a pole holding the school’s marquee sign after the car crashed through the fence.  

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials said the driver was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash.

The cause of the crash is under investigation. Miami-Dade County Public Schools officials said the driver might have suffered a seizure or medical issue before losing control of the car.

School officials said the marquee was not damaged and no children were injured.  

 

 

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