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Driver arrested after striking Miami Beach officer on ATV

A New York man was arrested after he hit a Miami Beach police officer with his car.

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – A New York man was arrested after he hit a Miami Beach police officer with his car.

According to police, the officer was riding an all-terrain vehicle and responding to an emergency call, with his emergency equipment activated.

That’s when police said Nash Martin, 26, who was driving a 2014 Chevy Corvette, collided with the officer at the intersection of Washington Avenue and 9th Street.

It happened at approximately 4:38 a.m. Sunday.

The officer was rushed to Mount Sinai Medical Center with a laceration on his head and road rash, but was released several hours later and is expected to make a full recovery, police said.

Authorities said Martin was driving with a revoked New York license and as such, should not have been behind the wheel.


About the Author:

David Dwork joined the WPLG Local 10 News team in August 2019. Born and raised in Miami-Dade County, David has covered South Florida sports since 2007.