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Man removed from mangled car after hit-and-run crash

SUV with front-end damage found not far from other crash

Man hospitalized after crash in northwest Miami-Dade
Man hospitalized after crash in northwest Miami-Dade

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A man was trapped in his car and taken to a hospital after a hit-and-run crash in northwest Miami-Dade County.

The crash occurred about 2:30 a.m. Friday at Northwest 41st Street and Northwest 22nd Avenue.

Rescuers used the Jaws of Life to remove the victim from his mangled car, which was partially lodged underneath a tractor-trailer.

Man cut from car after hit-and-run crash
Man cut from car after hit-and-run crash

An SUV with front-end damage was found not far from the other crash. It was taken away on the back of a flatbed truck.

An SUV with front-end damage is taken away on the back of a flatbed truck. (WPLG)

Police were questioning the driver of the SUV.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Capt. Kevin Attai said the victim was taken to the hospital in serious condition. The victim’s identity wasn’t immediately known.


About the Author:

Saira Anwer joined the Local 10 News team in July 2018. Saira is two-time Emmy-nominated reporter and comes to South Florida from Madison, Wisconsin, where she was working as a reporter and anchor.