Miami, FL – Off-Duty Officer Hit by Car on SR 874 near Killian Pkwy
Miami, FL (August 6, 2021) – An off-duty police officer was sent to the hospital with injuries after a collision on a roadway in Miami. Information from officials states that the wreck happened on State Road 874.
Sources state that the incident happened on State Road 874 near Killian Parkway. An off-duty officer was in her personal vehicle when she was hit by another vehicle.
The Florida Highway Patrol states that the driver of a Ford pickup truck was trying to enter the northbound lanes of SR-874 from Killian Parkway when he lost control on the entrance ramp.
Consequently, he collided with the off-duty officer’s sedan, causing her to strike the guardrail. The officer, whose name has not been released, was transported to Baptist hospital with injuries. The pickup truck’s driver was not hurt.
Nothing further has been reported at this time. Our thoughts are with those involved. We hope for their full and fast recovery.
Car Accidents in Miami
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