Hit-and-Run Collision on E. Fifth Ave. in Hialeah, Florida, Tragically Kills Woman
HIALEAH, FL. – According to a news report published online at local10.com, a hit-and-run collision that occurred on East Fifth Avenue in Hialeah, Florida, tragically killed a woman. Local 10 reports that a man was also injured in the collision, and police are still investigating the incident.*
The collision took place in the evening at the intersection of East Fifth and East 41st Street. The Hialeah Police Department and Local 10 report that at about 7:30 p.m., a vehicle struck two people in the area. The events of the accident were not reported. It is unclear where the two people were walking or what direction the vehicle was traveling.
Police officers did not say what caused the accident or who had the right-of-way at the time of the crash. The driver of the vehicle reportedly did not stay at the scene. The news report says the driver “ran from the scene,” but it is not clear if he or she left on foot or in the vehicle. The make and model of the vehicle were not reported.
Local 10 reports that a woman in her 60s was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. A man in his 60s was seriously injured in the collision and airlifted from the scene to Jackson Memorial Hospital. His current condition was not reported.
The driver was not described in the news report, but the report states that police officers arrested a suspect after the incident. The charges against him or her were not included in the report. The police department is still investigating.
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