A Hialeah police cruiser was involved in a single car crash after crashing into a tree.
The crash happened at East Third Street and East Fourth Avenue, Hialeah police Lt. Eddie Rodriguez said. He added that only the cruiser was involved in the crash.
An officer sustained car accident-related injuries and was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital by Rescue Crews. His specific injuries were not identified however, Rodriguez stated that the injuries were non-life-threatening. Normally in accidents like this the injuries can be to the back, neck, shoulder or head.
According to local reports from the crash scene, the cruiser appeared to have crashed into a tree. Several lanes were blocked during the police investigation and drivers are advised to stay off this route till it is reopened.
Rodriguez said the cause of the crash remains under investigation and no other details will be released until the investigation is complete.
Dr. Brian Elias, from The Accident and Injury Team, comments on this crash. “We never want to see those that protect us involved in an accident with injuries. But with the millions of miles that law enforcement drives during their patrols. accidents will happen. We hope that Lt. Rodriguez’s injuries aren’t too severe and he quickly recovers. If you are unsure of what to do when you’ve been involved in an accident, please give our team a call. We can treat your injuries and also, if you wish, refer you to a very competent attorney in case you have a legal claim. Since we are NOT an attorney referral service, we have no interest in your legal claim beyond trying to help you obtain the best attorney to help you.”
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