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U.S. 1 reopens in the Grove. Earlier all lanes were closed by motorcycle crash

A crash at SW 17 Avenue involving a motorcycle has shut down all lanes on U.S. 1, according to the City of Miami Police Department.
A crash at SW 17 Avenue involving a motorcycle has shut down all lanes on U.S. 1, according to the City of Miami Police Department.

A crash at Southwest 17th Avenue involving a motorcycle shut down all lanes on U.S. 1 in Coconut Grove for about three hours, according to the Miami Police Department.

The crash happened at approximately 5:09 p.m. Miami police responded a short time later. All lanes were reopened about 9 p.m. Thursday night.

Police said the motorcyclist was taken to the hospital in critical condition. The other driver remained at the scene.

Officers shut down northbound and southbound lanes between Southwest 16th and 22nd Avenues for several hours as they continued to investigate.

C. Isaiah Smalls II is a reporter covering breaking and trending news for the Miami Herald. Previously, he worked for ESPN’s The Undefeated as part of their inaugural class of Rhoden Fellows. He is a graduate of both Columbia University and Morehouse College.
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