Miami-Dade, FL (November 28, 2018) - A hit-and-run crash in Northwest Miami-Dade left two people hurt on Tuesday, November 27th. The crash happened at 7:45 pm near Okeechobee Road and Northwest 118th Avenue.
Police say that a total of four vehicles were involved in the crash. The accident occurred in a chain reaction style rear-end crash. Police are looking for the driver of a dark-colored Infiniti SUV involved in the crash. Witnesses on scene said they smelled alcohol coming from the Infiniti driver. Two people inside one of the vehicles were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
No further information is available at this time.
About 25% of crashes are hit-and-run incidents. In many cases, police eventually identify the driver based on eyewitness accounts and physical evidence such as locating a car with accident damage. When a hit-and-run driver is apprehended they usually face criminal charges as well as possible civil liability for the accident that they caused.
When you have been injured by a hit-and-run driver, you may feel frustrated and angry. Certainly, a driver has both a moral and a legal obligation to remain on scene following a crash. If you find yourself in this situation, our attorneys can help. The Florida car accident lawyers at Rubenstein Law have successfully handled many hit-and-run cases and recovered compensation for injured clients.
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