Miami, FL - Pedestrian Injured in Hit-and-Run on SW 2nd. St.
Miami, FL (March 25, 2023) - Police in Miami were called to the scene of a hit-and-run accident involving a pedestrian on Saturday morning, March 24th. The crash took place around 6:30 a.m. on Southwest Second Street at the intersection with Second Avenue.
According to the Miami-Dade Police Department, the pedestrian was walking near the scene when they were hit by a vehicle. The driver of the vehicle then fled the scene. An ambulance arrived and transported the injured victim to a local hospital. There is no word on the victim's condition at this time.
Police have not released any information on the vehicle or the suspect. An investigation is ongoing at this time.
No additional information is available.
Florida law requires drivers to remain at the scene of car accidents. However, many drivers choose to flee the scene in order to attempt to avoid responsibility for their actions. Florida has a substantial number of hit-and-run accidents each year, with more than 20% of all Florida traffic accidents being classified as hit-and-run collisions.
We would like to offer our thoughts and best wishes to the injured victim following this hit-and-run crash in Miami. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
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