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Firefighters rescued a person who was trapped inside a mangled car and underneath a tractor-trailer early Monday morning in Doral.

DORAL, Fla. – Firefighters rescued a driver who was trapped inside a mangled car, underneath a tractor-trailer early Monday morning in Doral.

The crash was near the intersection of Northwest 25th Street and Northwest 97th Avenue.

According to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, a team specialized in hazardous materials responded to contain about 10 to 15 gallons of diesel fuel that had spilled on the ground.

Other members of Miami-Dade Fire Rescue personnel airlifted the driver to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center.


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The Emmy Award-winning journalist joined the Local 10 News team in 2013. She wrote for the Miami Herald for more than 9 years and won a Green Eyeshade Award.