Miami-Dade Police Arrest Teen in Hit-and-Run Accident - NBC 6 South Florida

Miami-Dade Police Arrest Teen in Hit-and-Run Accident

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    NBC 6's Jamie Guirola has the details after a teen was taken into custody after a hit-and-run accident sent another teen to the hospital. (Published Monday, Nov. 24, 2014)

    Miami-Dade Police have taken a 17-year-old driver into custody for his alleged involvement in a hit-and-run accident involving a 14-year-old.

    Police said the accident happened at Northeast 167th Street and Northeast 14th Avenue Monday afternoon. Police said a car was stopped at the intersection to let pedestrians cross the street.

    The car behind the stopped car attempted to go around the first car and hit 14-year-old Brian Brito as he crossed the street, police said.

    Footage showed the green Honda Accord's window smashed in and bloody clothing at the scene.

    Teen Questioned in Hit and Run Accident

    [MI] Teen Questioned in Hit and Run Accident
    NBC 6's Steve Litz has the details as a teen is being questioned after a hit-and-run accident in Miami-Dade County Monday.
    (Published Monday, Nov. 24, 2014)

    Witnesses provided the license tag information to Miami-Dade Police. Officers went to the 17-year-old's residence, but he was not at home.

    He was taken into custody later Monday evening and police said charges are pending.

    Brito and the suspect both attend North Miami Beach Senior High.

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