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Vehicle involved in MacArthur Causeway hit-and-run crash found abandoned

Driver of car rear-ended on causeway taken to hospital

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – Police are investigating a hit-and-run crash on the MacArthur Causeway in Miami Beach.

Miami Beach police said a car was traveling west on the causeway about 7 a.m. when it was rear-ended by a vehicle that fled the scene.

Police said the vehicle was later found abandoned near the Dolphin Expressway and Northwest 12th Avenue.

The driver of the car that was rear-ended was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center. Police spokesman Ernesto Rodriguez said the driver suffered serious internal injuries.

Two westbound lanes on the causeway were blocked for much of the morning during the investigation.