• February 08, 2017

Newborn Injured in Miami, FL, Hit-and-run Accident on 17th Ave

Miami, FL -- February 4, 2017, a newborn child was critically injured after an accident where a vehicle ran a red light on 17th Avenue and caused a crash.

The Miami Police Department responded to the accident scene at around 1:15 a.m. at the intersection of 17th Avenue and 7th Street.

Their preliminary reports indicate that a mother and her 22-day-old child were in a vehicle that was traveling through the intersection. Investigators say that a white cargo van ran through a red light at the crossing and slammed into the side of the other vehicle. This collision ejected the infant from the vehicle, inflicting critical injuries.

EMS rushed to the scene and were able to transport the child to a nearby hospital, where the baby's condition remains critical. The mother's injuries were not specified.

The suspect vehicle fled the scene immediately following the collision. Police are still trying to locate the suspect.

No further information is currently available.

Map of the Area

[jump]

*We appreciate your feedback and welcome anyone to comment on our blog entries, however all visitor blog comments must be approved by the site moderator prior to showing live on the site. By submitting a blog comment you acknowledge that your post may appear live on the site for any visitors to see, pending moderator approval. The operators of this site are not responsible for the accuracy or content of the comments made by site visitors. By submitting a comment, blog post, or email to this site you acknowledge that you may receive a response with regard to your questions or concerns. If you contact Grossman Law Offices using this online form, your message will not create an attorney-client relationship and will not necessarily be treated as privileged or confidential! You should not send sensitive or confidential information via the Internet. Since the Internet is not necessarily a secure environment, it is not possible to ensure that your message sent via the Internet might be kept secure and confidential. When you fill out a contact or comment form, send us an email directly, initiate a chat session or call us, you acknowledge we may use your contact information to communicate with you in the future for marketing purposes, but such marketing will always be done in an ethical way.