N. Miami – A 51-year-old North Miami man was in critical condition yesterday after a his bicycle was struck by a van in a hit and run car accident in northeast Miami-Dade.
Our Miami accident lawyers are experienced in representing victims of negligence like Patrick Johnson who was riding a bicycle near the intersection of North Miami Avenue and Northwest 148th Street when, according to Miami-Dade police, a van ran a red light and hit Johnson as he crossed the street.
Following the impact, the van made a U-turn and left the scene. Johnson was transported to the Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital where he was in critical condition.
The van was described to police as light gray or white, with damage to the hood and windshield.
Anyone with information about the accident should call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.
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This Miami car accident was likely the result of negligence as are most motor vehicle accidents in Miami and elsewhere. Victims of this type of accident along with their families may be entitled to compensation for their injuries.
The Miami auto accident lawyers at Hannon Legal Group have successfully represented victims and their families in automobile accident cases throughout the state of Florida. If you or someone you love has been injured in a car accident, contact an experienced Florida injury lawyer today or call for a free, no obligation consultation at (866) 835-6872.