Scooter Accident Turns Into Hit-And-Run

scooter-accidentOne person has been injured after a hit and run accident involving a man on a scooter earlier this week

According to the Miami Beach Police Department, the hit and run crash happened just before 7:00 a.m. when they received a call about a man possibly having a seizure at the intersection of 14th Street and Michigan Avenue.

Officers arrived at the scene and found a man who had been hit while he was riding his scooter.

Emergency crews transported the man whose name has not been released to Ryder Trauma Center where is currently listed in critical condition.

Eyewitnesses to the incident indicate that the vehicle fled the scene of the injury accident and headed northbound on Alton Road.

It’s only a matter of time before the person who fled the scene of this accident is caught. The penalties for leaving the scene of an accident are extremely serious. It is always a good idea that if you have been involved in an accident and there have been injuries or even fatalities involved, you should immediately stop your vehicle and render aid if possible.

You are also required by law to wait at the scene of the accident until you are released by law enforcement. Leaving the scene of an accident can result in up to 30 years in prison if there are fatalities and injuries.

If you or a loved one have been the victim of a hit and run accident and you live in the Miami-Dade area, call our offices as soon as possible.   You and your loved ones could be entitled to compensation for any medical bills, ongoing therapies, as well as pain and suffering in connection with your accident.

Our attorneys specialize in accident and personal injury law and have years of experience in the Florida courts and we can help you, too.

Contact us today to schedule a free, no-obligation initial consultation and legal analysis.