It was reported that a pedestrian has been struck and critically injured by a vehicle in Little Havana, Miami.
According to officials, the victim was walking on the sidewalk on Northwest 27th Avenue when a delivery truck struck him from behind.
The delivery truck was traveling eastbound when the accident happened, police said. The delivery truck driver lost control of the vehicle and drove onto the sidewalk and struck the pedestrian.
Emergency teams responded quickly to the crash. The pedestrian had severe injuries and was immediately transported to the hospital. The truck driver, who was reportedly not injured, remained at the scene as the police continued the investigation.
Police also said the northbound lanes on Northwest 27th Avenue was shut down for few hours.
No further information about the crash has been made public and no charges have been filed yet. The accident is still being investigated, officials said.
Glen Levine, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash. “Accidents that involved a pedestrian is always disconcerting and unfortunate. This was a serious accident that led to a pedestrian sustaining injuries. We wish those involved a quick recovery. We advise drivers to drive with caution and to always use a seat belt whenever you are traveling in a car, SUV or truck.”
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