Miami Beach Police say an elderly woman walking on Alton Road in Miami Beach was struck by a car Thursday afternoon.
According to Miami Beach police spokesman Ernesto Rodriguez, she was taken to a nearby hospital and is currently in critical but stable condition.
Officials say the victim who remains unidentified was crossing the road at 15th Street and Alton Road about 3:30 p.m. and was hit by a driver who was making a turn. Rodriguez said the driver stayed at the scene until police arrived.
The accident caused a brief closure of the road but has since reopened. Rodriguez revealed no other details Thursday night and the crash is under investigation.
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