MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A police chase ended in a fiery crash in Homestead.READ MORE: Drew Barrymore Discusses New Show & Her Passion To Help Others
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: Madeline Pumariega, At The Helm Of Miami-Dade College, Calls 2021 'The Year Of The Woman'
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: Coast Guard Searching For Plane, Pilot That Went Missing Off Boca Raton Coast
The driver, who had minor injuries, was able to get out of the SUV, he was taken into custody. The child was okay.