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Vehicle hits motorcyclist before striking car dealership in Miami’s Brickell neighborhood

A large hole was left in the side of the Brickell Buick & GMC dealership in Miami early Monday morning after a vehicle crashed into a motorcyclist and then into the building.
A large hole was left in the side of the Brickell Buick & GMC dealership in Miami early Monday morning after a vehicle crashed into a motorcyclist and then into the building.

MIAMI – A large hole was left in the side of the Brickell Buick & GMC dealership in Miami early Monday morning after a vehicle crashed into a motorcyclist and then into the building.

The dealership is located off Southwest Eighth Street and Sixth Avenue.

Miami police spokeswoman Kenia Fallat said the motorcyclist was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center in very serious condition.

According to Fallat, the driver abandoned the car and fled the scene on foot.

Witnesses said the vehicle involved in the collision was a luxury car.

The vehicle has since been towed from the scene and Southwest Eighth Street has reopened to traffic.

No other details were immediately released.

Anyone with further information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.


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Parker Branton joined Local 10 News in January 2019 as a reporter. He was born and raised in Rome, Georgia, but now loves living on the sunny beaches of South Florida.