A woman was seen driving a golf cart on Interstate 95 in Miami on Saturday.
Photo: Christopher Strolia-Davis
Photo: Christopher Strolia-Davis

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According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the woman stole the cart Saturday from a University of Miami hospital and steered it onto Interstate 95 in Miami-Dade County, WTVJ reported.

Cellphone video posted to Instagram by onlylndade shows a woman changing lanes in the northbound express lanes of the interstate in Miami. The video has already been viewed more than 97,000 times since it was posted Sunday.


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Troopers stopped the woman, who was wearing what appeared to be a pink and white hospital gown, WSVN reported.

The woman, whose name has not been released by authorities, was involuntarily committed to a hospital through Florida's Baker Act, WPTV reported.

The Baker Act allows police, judges and doctors to order people who appear to be mentally ill and pose a danger to themselves or others for an involuntary psychiatric exam, the television station reported.

The golf cart was later towed from the interstate, WSVN reported.

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