The Miami Herald is reporting yet another hit and run. The collision occurred around 12:20 pm today near the intersection of Southwest Eighth Street and 24th Avenue.  A white or light gray colored SUV traveling eastbound, hit an elderly man that was standing on the sidewalk, leaving him in critical condition. The driver did not stop and may have been on the cell phone when the pedestrian was struck.

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

2 Responses to Hit and Run on Calle Ocho

  1. Mike Moskos says:

    Driving while talking on or texting on a cell phone needs to be treated just like a DUI. It is in fact MORE dangerous than driving drunk (perhaps because you know to be careful when you’re liquored up).


  2. Mike Lydon says:

    I often wonder if there are accidents in Miami that aren’t hit and run…truly awful.


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