MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A Miami-Dade police officer was slightly hurt early New Years day after the DUI enforcement unit she was using was hit by another driver. That driver, whose name has not been released, has been charged in the accident.

A spokesperson for the Miami-Dade police department said the officer, whose name was not immediately available, was working at US 1 and SW 17th avenue in Miami when her unit was hit by the other car.

She was taken to Ryder Trauma center but her injuries appeared not to be serious, and police officials said they believe she has already been released.

The driver was treated on the scene by Miami Fire Rescue. and was then processed and was arrested – charges pending.


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