Pedestrian struck by freight train in Aventura

Victim taken to hospital in critical condition

AVENTURA, Fla. – A pedestrian was hospitalized after being struck by a freight train Tuesday morning in Aventura.

The crash occurred on the Florida East Coast Railway tracks along the 18300 block of Biscayne Boulevard.

Aventura police said the pedestrian was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

Miami Gardens Drive was closed at Biscayne Boulevard during the crash investigation. Drivers were advised to use Ives Dairy Road as an alternate route.