Pedestrian hit by vehicle on Turnpike at SW 8th Street

Victim's condition unknown


MIAMI – Florida's Turnpike was shut down at Southwest Eighth Street during rush hour Wednesday afternoon following a crash.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials said a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in a northbound lane about 5:20 p.m. and taken to a nearby hospital.

The victim's condition is unknown at this time.

Two northbound lanes were getting by just after 5:30 p.m.

No other details were immediately released.

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