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Trapped Truck Driver Rescued From Rollover Wreck In West Miami-Dade

WEST MIAMI DADE (CBSMiami) – The driver of a cement dump truck was rushed to the hospital early Monday morning following a rollover wreck in West Miami-Dade.

The accident took place on Tamiami Trail (SW 8 Street) and W. Loop Road shortly after 5:00 a.m.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the truck was traveling westbound, lost control, traveled across into the eastbound lanes, where it collided into a guardrail and overturned.

The driver was trapped inside.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue technical rescue units were called into help free the man. They were assisted by a surgical team on the scene as well.

Once he was extricated, he was airlifted to Kendall Regional Hospital's trauma center with traumatic injuries, according to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.

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