Southwest Miami-Dade, FL (December 29, 2018) - A pedestrian in Southwest Miami-Dade is in critical condition following a hit-and-run on Southwest 280th Street near 148th Avenue. The incident happened on Friday, December 28th.
According to the Miami-Dade Police, the woman was walking along the roadway when she was struck by a Chevy SUV with tinted windows near the Naranja Branch library. After striking the woman, the driver of the Chevy fled the scene before police could arrive.
Rescue officials arrived and rushed the woman to Jackson Memorial Hospital with life-threatening injuries. She is currently in critical condition. Officers are still looking for the SUV and believe that it may have heavy front-end damage and a missing driver-side mirror. Anyone with information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.
We want to extend our thoughts and condolences to the woman who was seriously injured in this hit-and-run incident. Every hour, about 30 car accidents are reported across Florida. About one-quarter of these accidents will be hit-and-run collisions. Being involved in a hit-and-run can lead to severe injuries, pain, and frustration because of your circumstances. A hit-and-run is a crime which carries potential jail time. A hit-and-run driver who is negligent in causing a crash will also face civil liability.
At Rubenstein Law, we have experience handling hit-and-run crashes throughout our state. Our Florida personal injury attorneys will find every available insurance policy to ensure that you are compensated to the maximum extent of the law. If you or a loved one have suffered injuries in a hit-and-run crash, please contact us as soon as possible at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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