Miami-Dade County

Nine-car crash involving Miami-Dade fire truck hospitalizes six people, reports say

A nine-car Opa-Locka crash, which involved a Miami-Dade Fire Rescue truck, sent six people to the hospital Thursday night, reports say.

At around 8:15 p.m., Opa-Locka police responded to the multi-car crash in the area of Northwest 27th Boulevard and Northwest 135th St., Opa-Locka Police Chief James Dobson said in social media posts.

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Investigators told WSVN that the Miami-Dade fire truck involved in the crash was going to crash when it hit a car. Seven other cars crashed as a result. Police said two people were trapped inside a car and had to be extracted.

Six people were taken to local hospitals. Two were taken as trauma alerts.

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All lanes northbound and southbound on Northwest 27 Ave. from Northwest 132 St. to Opa-Locka Boulevard were closed.

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