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FHP: SUV driver collides with Miami Beach motorcycle officer

Officer suffers serious, but non-life threatening injuries, according to highway patrol

The driver of an SUV collided with a Miami Beach motorcycle officer Saturday.
The driver of an SUV collided with a Miami Beach motorcycle officer Saturday. (WPLG)

AVENTURA, Fla. – Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a crash involving a motorcycle police officer and an SUV on Saturday.

According to Lt. Alex Camacho, Public Affairs Officer for FHP Miami, a Miami Beach motorcycle officer and a white Lexus SUV collided on Northeast Miami Gardens Drive at Northeast 26th Avenue around noon.

A preliminary investigation shows that Lexus SUV made an improper left turn into the path of the motorcycle officer. As a result, the motorcycle and SUV collided, according to Camacho.

The officer was transported to Aventura Hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening, injuries.


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Michelle F. Solomon is the podcast producer/reporter/host of Local 10's original, true crime podcast The Florida Files and a digital journalist for Local 10.com.