MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A South Florida cabbie who came to the rescue of a fellow taxi driver was seriously hurt in an accident involving a suspected DUI driver.
Sunday, around 5:45 a.m., a cab driver’s taxi broke down on Biscayne Boulevard near 50th Terrace. He reached out to a fellow cabbie for help. As the two men were pushing the cab off to the side of the street, a driver who police suspect was under the influence slammed into the cab, according to Miami police spokeswoman Kenia Reyes.READ MORE: 2 Hospitalized Following Shooting On Turnpike
The cabbie who came to help was rushed to Jackson Memorial Hospital with critical injuries to his legs.READ MORE: Miami Weather: Enjoy Cooler Temps, Warmer Trend On The Way
The driver was taken into custody.
Police have not released the names of the injured man or the driver.MORE NEWS: Cold Fronts Bring More Than Just Cool Dry Air To South Florida