Northwest Miami-Dade, FL (September 27, 2019) - A 29-year-old man, Freddy Sanchez, was critically hurt in a hit-and-run crash that took place in Northwest Miami-Dade on Wednesday, September 25th. The crash happened in the 1000 block of Northwest 79th Street at around 8:00 p.m.
According to officers, a vehicle hit Sanchez and then fled the scene. The suspect vehicle is believed to be a 2009 to 2014 Silver Nissan Maxima. The Maxima is expected to have a missing bumper and possible damage to its windshield. Following the crash, Sanchez was transported to a local hospital with critical, life-threatening injuries. No further details have been released.
Anyone with information on the collision is asked to call the Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. A $1,000 reward is available.
Approximately 500 people will be killed this year in pedestrian accidents. Pedestrians are an extremely vulnerable group and most accidents involving pedestrians will lead to serious injuries or even death in the most catastrophic cases.
A pedestrian crash must be closely investigated to determine how it occurred. Authorities will take pictures of the crash scene and will perform a reconstruction of the events as they occurred. Innocent pedestrians who are hurt due to the negligence of drivers will have a legal claim for compensation.
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