Woman in Wheelchair Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver in Miami - NBC 6 South Florida

Woman in Wheelchair Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver in Miami

The unidentified victim was rushed to the hospital with injuries to her face and legs

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    Woman Hospitalized After Being Struck by Car in Miami

    NBC 6's Julia Bagg has the latest as police search for the driver in this hit and run crash from early Thursday morning.

    (Published Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019)

    What to Know

    • Officials say they are looking for a dark colored vehicle that may have front end damage from the crash.

    A woman was rushed to the hospital after police say she was the victim of a hit-and-run crash in northeast Miami early Thursday morning.

    Officers arrived at the scene near Northeast 2nd Avenue and 54th Street around 3 a.m. after the person, who was identified by Miami Police as a black woman in her 60s, was struck while in her wheelchair and crossing the street.

    One person nearby attempted to help before first responders rushed the unidentified victim to the hospital with possible injuries to her face and legs. Her condition has not been released.

    Officials say they are looking for a dark colored vehicle that may have front end damage from the crash.

    Anyone with information is asked to call Miami Police or Miami-Dade CrimeStoppers.

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