1 in custody after trooper-involved crash in Northwest Miami-Dade


A person has been taken into custody after a crash involving a Florida Highway Patrol trooper.

Authorities responded to the scene near Northwest 159th Street and 49th Avenue, just before 4 p.m. Friday.

A crashed FHP cruiser that appeared to have collided head-on with a sedan could be seen in the area.

Troopers could also be seen taking a man into custody nearby.

According to FHP, a trooper was nearly run over while trying to stop a driver on State Road 826 and Northwest 67th Avenue.

Troopers said a short pursuit ensued, and the subject crashed into two marked cruisers. Officials said the subject then bailed out of the vehicle but was eventually caught after a short foot pursuit.

FHP said no troopers were injured.

Please check back on WSVN.com and 7News for more details on this developing story.


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