Pedestrian struck, injured by vehicle in northwest Miami-Dade


MIAMI-DADE COUNTY,Fla. – Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in northwest Miami-Dade.

The crash was reported around 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday in the area of Northwest 79th Street and Eighth Avenue.

According to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue dispatchers, MDFR responded to the scene and transported the victim as a trauma alert patient to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center.

The age, gender or status of the patient and driver were not released by MDFR.

No other details were immediately released.

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