Elderly woman hospitalized after Miami rollover crash

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MIAMI (WSVN) – An elderly woman has been hospitalized after being trapped after a two-vehicle crash in Miami.

City of Miami Police and Fire Rescue crews responded to the scene along Northwest Third Court and Sixth Street at approximately 7:20 a.m., Friday.

According to police, a medical van was traveling southbound and the second vehicle was driving westbound when they collided.

The medical van rolled over as a result of the crash and a wheelchair-bound elderly woman inside of the van became trapped inside.

“One of the vehicles came to a final rest about 300 feet from the initial crash,” said Miami Police officer Kenia Fallat. “That is when Miami Fire Rescue arrived here on the scene and did all their efforts to get that trapped woman out.”

Rescue crews transported the woman to Jackson Memorial Hospital in serious but stable condition.

The driver of the medical van was also transported to the hospital but with minor injuries.

Police continue to investigate as it remains unknown which driver is at fault for the crash.

Authorities said the drivers involved in the crash have given conflicting statements.

“Right now the investigation continues,” said Fallat. “We were forced to shut down various roadways surrounding the scene. We don’t know which of the two were the ones that violated the traffic control device here at this intersection.”

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