A female pedestrian is in critical condition after she was struck in Miami Beach by a driver who fled from the scene.
Miami Beach Police and Fire Rescue say they responded to the scene of the crash in the area of 63rd Street and Indian Creek Drive just after 7 p.m.
Investigators said the victim, who is in her mid-30s, was crossing the street near the intersection when she was struck.
Police said the driver sped away before officers arrived.
Detectives said the pedestrian was crossing the street and not in the crosswalk when she was hit.
Paramedics transported her to Ryder Trauma Center.
Police officers blocked traffic and collected evidence as they began investigating the incident.
The scene has since cleared and the roadway has reopened to traffic.
Police have not provided a description of the vehicle involved as they continue to investigate.
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