Officer injured in Cutler Bay crash

Condition of Miami-Dade police officer not known

By Madeleine Wright - Reporter, Natalie Morera - Executive Producer

CUTLER BAY, Fla. - A Miami-Dade police officer was injured in a crash in Cutler Bay early Monday, authorities said.

According to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, the officer was airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center after a crash on Southwest 87th Avenue and 191st Street.

The crash happened after 2 a.m. Monday.

Video taken from the scene shows the officer's police vehicle next to a tree with one of its doors damaged. 

Miami-Dade police Detective Artemis Colome said another vehicle was involved in the crash, but the driver was not injured.

Circumstances leading up to the crash remain under investigation. 

The officer is in stable condition, Colome said. 

 

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