SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - Miami-Dade Police are investigating a hit-and-run crash involving a man in a wheelchair in the Goulds section of Southwest Miami-Dade.
The crash happened along U.S. 1 near Southwest 216th Street, just before 9 p.m., Tuesday.
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crews transported the victim to Jackson Memorial Hospital in unknown condition.
Cameras captured the overturned wheelchair on the side of the busy roadway. Police said they found the wheelchair in the grass and the victim lying in the street.
Police said a light-colored van hit the man and kept heading south on U.S. 1.
The victim’s family are pleading with the public to come forward with information on who struck their loved one.
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 reward of up to $5,000.
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