Car strikes pedestrian, then crashes into building in Miami Gardens

Pedestrian taken to hospital with broken leg; driver not seriously injured

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – A car struck a pedestrian and then crashed into a building Tuesday morning in Miami Gardens, police said.

The crash occurred about 6 a.m. on the corner of Northwest 211th Street and Northwest 37th Avenue.

Miami Gardens police Officer Carlos Austin said the pedestrian suffered a broken leg and was taken to a hospital, while the driver of the car had minor injuries.

The car was later towed away.

Police are investigating the cause of the crash.