Miami, Florida – The Miami Police Department is currently looking into a serious incident that occurred early Wednesday morning where a woman was hit by a vehicle. This event has sparked significant concern and investigation efforts by local authorities.
According to official reports, the victim is a woman believed to be in her late 40s or early 50s. The vehicle involved in the accident did not flee the scene. Instead, the driver remained at the location and is cooperating with the ongoing investigation.
The aftermath of the accident has led to substantial disruptions in the area. NW 12th Avenue, between 56th Street and 58th Street, has been closed in all directions. This closure is a temporary measure to facilitate the investigation and ensure the safety of the investigators and the public. Motorists in the area have been advised to find alternative routes, as the usual traffic flow has been significantly impacted.
As of now, there is limited information about the identity and condition of the woman who was struck. Similarly, details about the driver’s identity and the specific circumstances leading up to the incident have not been disclosed.
The Miami Police Department is expected to provide more information as their investigation progresses. Check back for more details.
TRAFFIC ALERT: Due to a traffic accident involving a pedestrian, we have temporarily closed NW 12 Avenue from 56 to 58 Streets in all directions. Please avoid this area. MV pic.twitter.com/zAvhv08ymk
— Miami PD (@MiamiPD) January 17, 2024