1 hospitalized after semi-truck crash, catches fire in Miami Gardens

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – Authorities responded to the scene after a semi-truck driver crashed, causing the vehicle to catch fire.

The crash happened Tuesday morning in the area of ​​Northwest 27th Avenue and 65th Terrace in Miami Gardens.

Sky 10 was above the scene as flames were shooting up from the truck, which appeared to have collided with at least one other vehicle.

Miami-Dade firefighters extinguished the flames, but had to return a short time later after the fire reignited.

First responders confirmed that one person was transported to the hospital.

A Local 10 News crew at the scene said it appeared that the semi-truck driver was still in the area and it was the driver of the other vehicle that was hospitalized, but that information has yet to be confirmed by authorities.

A large portion of 27th Avenue remains closed, and it’s expected to take some time for the truck to be removed from the area.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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