Miami Beach, FL (August 11, 2019) - A cyclist was killed in a hit-and-run crash along the MacArthur Causeway in Miami Beach. The incident occurred on Saturday, August 10th, around 1:20 a.m.
According to Miami Beach Police, the driver was traveling in the westbound lanes of the Causeway when they struck the bicyclist, who was also traveling westbound. The bicyclist, who has not been identified, succumbed to their injuries at the scene of the crash, and the driver drove away following the incident. Police have located the car involved but are still searching for a person of interest in connection with the crash. A suspect has not been identified at this time.
The roadway remained temporarily closed while officers were on the scene, but has since reopened. No further details are immediately available.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family who lost their loved one in this tragic Miami Beach hit-and-run. Hit-and-run crashes often bring serious and catastrophic outcomes, the seriousness of which may be what initially causes the driver to flee the scene. There are approximately 100,000 hit-and-run collisions reported annually in Florida.
At Rubenstein Law, our Florida wrongful death attorneys routinely take on the most difficult cases. We will be there for you when you have lost a loved one due to negligence on our roadways. Our team will investigate your claims and search for any possible avenues of recovery on your behalf. Since 1988, we have recovered over a billion dollars in compensation for crash victims and their families.
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