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MIAMI BEACH (CBSMiami) – A driver in Miami Beach was fished out of the water early Monday morning after she swerved to avoid a crash but veered right into the Biscayne Bay, according to Miami Beach Fire Rescue.

It happened at 51st Street and Collins Avenue just before 5:20 a.m. Police and fire personnel rescued the female driver from the car.

She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital. Her condition is unknown.

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Car pulled out of water in Miami Beach (CBS4)

The car was removed from the water around 9:00 a.m.

Southbound lanes of Collins Avenue were closed during the investigation but all lanes have been reopened.




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