Northwest Miami-Dade, FL (June 26, 2019) - A 62-year-old man is dead and police are searching for a hit-and-run driver in connection with a crash that took place in Northwest Miami-Dade on Monday, June 24th. Police responded to the intersection of Northwest 36th Street and Northwest 72nd Avenue around 11:00 a.m. in reference to the incident.
According to reports, Arturo Martin was hit by a tractor-trailer at the location. Martin suffered catastrophic injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The tractor-trailer driver fled before rendering any aid to Martin. Officials are currently looking for the responsible individual. The trailer is described as white and red, with the word "Logistics" on its side.
Authorities are still looking into the crash. Anyone who has any information on the incident is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.
Our condolences are extended to the family of Arturo Martin in this terrible incident in Northwest Miami-Dade. It is extremely tragic and heartbreaking to lose a loved one in a Florida car accident. The tragedy is compounded, however, when the victim is killed in a hit-and-run. All drivers have a moral and legal obligation to remain on scene and render aid, as well as cooperate with police when a crash occurs. Those that choose not to do so place themselves in serious legal trouble.
At Rubenstein Law, we take a tough approach to hit-and-run collisions. We will fight as hard as possible to obtain compensation for you in the aftermath of a hit-and-run crash. With decades of experience, we know how to get the job done in a tough situation. For your free consultation and case evaluation, give us a call at any time, at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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