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Truck unrecognizable after wreck on Krome Avenue

Early morning wreck on Krome Avenue sends one to the hospital

A truck was left unrecognizable after Miami-Dade fire crews and a trauma surgeon had to extradite the driver following a single vehicle crash on Krome Avenue Aug. 12, 2018.
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A truck was left unrecognizable after Miami-Dade fire crews and a trauma surgeon had to extradite the driver following a single vehicle crash on Krome Avenue Aug. 12, 2018.

A horrific single-vehicle crash early Sunday morning on Krome Avenue sent one person to the hospital and left a truck unrecognizable after Miami-Dade Fire Rescue units and a trauma surgeon had to extricate the driver.

The accident happened around 5:30 a.m. on Southwest 272 Street and Krome Avenue.

According to Miami-Dade Fire, the driver was trapped inside. Pictures show a heap of mangled metal and an exposed seat.

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Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crews responded to a single vehicle crash Aug. 12, 2018 on Krome venue in South Dade. One person was seriously injured. Miami-Dade Fire

“It took an extended amount of time and many resources including Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Technical Rescue Team and a trauma surgeon from the trauma center to extricate the patient from the vehicle,” said Erika Benitez, a spokeswoman for the department.

The unidentified person was airlifted to trauma center at Jackson South Medical Center.

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