5 hospitalized after driver hits transit bus in Miami, flees

MIAMI (WSVN) - Rescue crews took five people to the hospital after a driver struck a transit bus in Miami and sped away, police said.

City of Miami Police and Fire Rescue units responded to the scene of the crash at the intersection of Northwest 37th Avenue and 36th Street, just after 5 p.m., Sunday.

Officials said four passengers on the Miami-Dade Transit bus and the driver sustained injuries. Paramedics transported them to Jackson Memorial Hospital in unknown condition.

Investigators have not provided a description of the vehicle that struck the bus.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

If you have any information on this hit-and-run, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a $1,000 reward.

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