MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A police chase ended in a fiery crash in Homestead.READ MORE: Masks Will Be Optional Next School Year In Miami-Dade
It began when officers tried to pull over an SUV that had been involved in a felony hit and run. The driver of that SUV, who had a child in a passenger seat, took off and led officers on a high-speed chase, according to police.READ MORE: ‘Craps, Roulette & Sports Betting’: Florida Senate Approves 30-Year Gaming Deal With Seminole Tribe
It ended when the driver lost control and crashed into a tree at SW 288th Street and 147th Avenue. On impact, the SUV burst into flames.MORE NEWS: Miami Beach Announces Restrictions For Memorial Day Holiday Weekend
The driver, who had minor injuries, was able to get out of the SUV, he was taken into custody. The child was okay.