Miami, FL (October 4, 2018) -- A 35-year-old man was killed in a hit-and-run crash on Sunday, September 30th. The crash occurred on Flagler Street, near Northwest 109 Avenue.
The victim, identified as Carlos Chacon, was crossing Flagler Street when he was struck by the vehicle. He later succumbed from his injuries.
Mami-Dade Police officers have stepped up their efforts to find the responsible driver. Officials have gone out in the community looking for answers but, thus far, have been unable to locate the responsible driver. The crash investigation remains ongoing.
21% of car accident deaths occur in pedestrian crashes. The driver in this accident chose to break the law by fleeing after the collision. When law enforcement apprehends the driver, they will face a series of legal issues including criminal charges as well as a potential wrongful death suit associated with the collision.
Hit-and-run accidents present many complicated legal issues and finding compensation in the aftermath of these accidents can be difficult. An experienced personal injury attorney can help. At Rubenstein Law, our attorneys have handled numerous hit-and-run crashes and can help you when things may seem hopeless.
For a free consultation, give us a call at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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