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Police: Driver of pickup truck strikes pedestrian in Miami-Dade, takes off

Police in Miami-Dade County are searching for a driver that struck a pedestrian and did not stop.

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Police in Miami-Dade County are searching for a driver that struck a pedestrian and did not stop.

According to Miami-Dade police, the driver of a black pickup truck was heading northbound on Northwest 14th Court in the area of the 7900 block at approximately 12:00 p.m.

That’s when police said the driver of the pickup struck 50-year-old pedestrian and kept going.

The victim was rushed too Ryder Trauma Center in critical condition, police said.

Authorities have not released any additional information about the driver or the vehicle they were traveling in.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.


About the Author:

David Dwork joined the WPLG Local 10 News team in August 2019. Born and raised in Miami-Dade County, David has covered South Florida sports since 2007.