Drugs found in woman’s car after hit and run crash in Miami Beach

A woman was arrested following a hit and run crash in Miami Beach.

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – A woman was arrested following a hit and run crash in Miami Beach.

It happened on Tuesday afternoon along 71st Street near Normandy Drive.

A car could be seen badly damaged and wedged against a pole.

The driver of the damaged car was taken to a nearby hospital and is listed in stable condition.

Police arrested the other driver for fleeing the scene.

On Wednesday, authorities identified her as 37-year-old Jacklyn Alvarez.

She is facing charges of leaving the scene of an accident, knowingly driving with a suspended license and three counts of possession of narcotics.


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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.