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An officer assault involving Miami-Dade police escalated into a police pursuit Sunday, resulting in a large crash near Florida’s Turnpike.
The crash occurred along Northwest 7th Avenue near the Florida’s Turnpike entrance. Police have blocked the area off; drivers are asked to avoid 174th Street and surrounding roads.
A total of three cars were involved. The drivers of the Infiniti and police cruiser were transported to a nearby hospital. The third driver remained on the scene.
The suspect involved in the assault and pursuit is in custody.
This is a developing story; check back with NBC 6 for updates.