Driver Sought After College Students Critically Injured in Hit-and-Run in Brickell

The victims were identified as 25-year-old Ian Edelman and 24-year-old Jason Greenfield

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Police are still searching for the driver who struck two college students in a hit-and-run crash in Brickell over the weekend, leaving both victims fighting for their lives.

Authorities responded to the hit-and-run scene at approximately 1:30 a.m. Saturday near South Miami Avenue and 7th Street. The victims were transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center via Miami Fire Rescue.

The victims were identified as 25-year-old Ian Edelman, a second-year dental student at Columbia University in New York, and 24-year-old Jason Greenfield, a second-year medical student at the University of Miami.

Both Edelman and Greenfield remain in critical condition.

Witnesses said three cars were street racing in the area when one lost control while attempting to swerve and hit a curb, striking the victims.

Police have not confirmed any details on the crash or the drivers involved.

Anyone with information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.

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