North Miami Beach, FL (November 21, 2019) - A child was injured after being hit by an SUV in North Miami Beach. The crash occurred on Tuesday, November 19th at the intersection of Northeast 165th Street and 19th Avenue.
According to reports, the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue arrived at the crash shortly after it took place. Rescue workers were seen placing the injured child on a stretcher and taking them to Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital. There is no word on the identity of the injured child or the extent of their injuries. The driver of the vehicle has also not been identified at this time.
An investigation into the crash ongoing. No further details are available at this time.
Each year, over 10,000 people are injured in pedestrian accidents. Many pedestrians are injured when drivers fail to see them and fail to yield the right of way. Police will continue to investigate this pedestrian crash in North Miami Beach. We hope for a full recovery for this young victim.
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