Miami-Dade Police Public Service Aide Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver

Miami-Dade Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who struck a police public service aide Sunday night.

The incident happened shortly before 6:30 p.m. in the area of Southwest 129th Avenue and Southwest 244th Street as the public service aide was conducting a traffic crash investigation.

According to police, the 56-year-old aide was standing outside his car when he heard a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. He was struck by the vehicle and was thrown back against a parked vehicle.

The driver of the car fled the scene without stopping. The aide was taken to Kendall Regional Hospital with multiple fractures to his leg and a laceration on his right hand.

Police didn't have a description of the driver and said the vehicle w3as either white or light gray. Anyone with information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.

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