MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) - Rescue crews have airlifted one person to the hospital after, police said, they were struck in Miami Gardens by a driver who fled the scene.

Miami Gardens Police and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue units responded to the scene of the crash in the area of Northwest 27th Avenue and 207th Street, at around 7:45 p.m., Monday.

Officials said the victim’s injuries were so severe, they had to amputate the person’s leg.

Police are investigating the crash.

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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