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A fiery three-car crash in Miami Gardens involving a Miami-Dade police cruiser on a pursuit ended with minor injuries on Sunday orning.
According to Miami-Dade police, an officer assault at Northwest 119th Street and Seventh Avenue sparked a chase that ended just off the Golden Glades Interchange, at Northwest 171st Street and Seventh Avenue.
The police cruiser, driven by an officer with three years of experience, was heading south on Northwest Seventh Avenue before colliding with an Infiniti SUV heading west on 171st Street. That sent the police car careening nose first into a Cadillac Escalade facing east on 171st.
The driver of the Infiniti was taken to Jackson North Medical Center with minor injuries. The officer went to Jackson Memorial Hospital as a precaution.
The suspect wound up in custody at the GFive nightclub nearby, on Northwest170th Street.
On Saturday, a 71-year-old man was killed after a Miami police officer crashed into two vehicles while he was responding to an emergency.
This breaking news bulletin will be updated as more information becomes available.