MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A City of Miami police officer was hospitalized after being involved in a crash early Monday evening.READ MORE: Researchers Develop Wearable Sensor That Measures Scratching To Help Better Treat Patients
The two-vehicle crash took place at a self-storage facility located at 5341 Northwest 7th Avenue.
The Miami police officer was in a marked vehicle.
Her cruiser crashed into a building, going almost entirely through the outside wall.READ MORE: Travel Advisors Say Seniors Among Those Leading Bookings To Europe Ahead Of Reopening
“We understand the police officer was possible respoinding to a call when they tried to avoid another vehicle, eventually crashing into the side of a building,” said Ignatius Carrol with Miami-Fire Rescue. “The car was pretty much three-fourths the way inside of the building.”
Following the accident, the officer was transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center.
Authorities say she is in stable condition.MORE NEWS: Frost Science Opens New Exhibit Centered Around Pterosaurs
She was able to exit her patrol car on her own before being taken to the hospital.