MIAMI One person had to be removed from the wreckage after a car accident that caused one of the carriages to collide with a nearby train traffic light before it caught fire on Monday afternoon in northwest Miami-Dade, authorities said.
At least one person was taken to a local hospital for treatment following the accident, which occurred around 3:45 p.m. at 125th Street NW and 32nd Avenue NW.
According to the Miami-Dade Fire and Rescue Service, the victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment of injuries. Information about the condition of the victim, whose identity was not immediately established, was not reported.
Live video from the Chopper 4 showed a heavily mutilated bright blue sedan flipped on its side next to train tracks.
Firefighters were called to the area to report a collision between a car and a train, but the train was not involved in the accident, authorities said.
Investigators said the train’s signal was damaged after being hit during a collision between two vehicles.
Officials did not say if they knew what led to the crash or if anyone could be charged in connection with the crash.
Firefighters had to extinguish a small flame that arose as a result of a collision with one of the cars.