Man gets into struggle with firefighters after crash in Miami-Dade County, authorities say

Authorities believe man suffers from mental illness

By Janine Stanwood - Anchor/Reporter

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crews were called to the scene of an accident Tuesday, but instead got into a struggle with one of the accident victims, authorities said.

The crash was reported in the area of Southwest Eighth Street and 127th Avenue, near Wajiro's Restaurant. 

Authorities said one of the people involved in the crash got into a struggle with responding firefighters.

No one was taken to the hospital.

Authorities said the man who was struggling with firefighters apparently has mental issues and is now in police custody.


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