1 person seriously hurt in crash in Opa-Locka

One person was seriously hurt Tuesday after a dirt bike crashed into a car in Opa-Locka, police said.

Opa-Locka police Chief James Dobson said the crash happened just before 5 p.m. at Northwest 139th Street and Northwest 22nd Avenue.

A spokesperson for Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said the dirt bike rider was airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital. The rider’s condition was not disclosed.

Dobson said authorities closed off several nearby blocks, causing traffic delays.


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6 hurt after multi-car crash in southwest Miami-Dade

Six people were injured after a crash Sunday involving eight cars along Florida’s Turnpike in southwest Miami-Dade County.

An official with Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said the crash happened just before 2 p.m. on the turnpike near Southwest 288th Street.

One of those injured was more seriously hurt and was rushed to Jackson South Medical Center.

The other victims are also being treated at Jackson South.

This is a developing story.

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Pedestrian fatally struck by vehicle on Biscayne Boulevard in North Miami Beach

A pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle Friday morning on Biscayne Boulevard in North Miami Beach.

North Miami Beach police said the northbound lanes were closed between Northeast 151st and Northeast 163rd streets during the crash investigation.

A view from Sky 10 showed a body covered by a yellow tarp in the northbound lanes of Biscayne Boulevard. A white car with front-end damage could be seen in a nearby parking lot.

Police said the stretch of Biscayne Boulevard would be closed “for an undetermined amount of time.”

Drivers were advised to seek an alternate route.

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