Teen struck by car in Miami-Dade

 

A teenager was struck by a car Sunday night in Dadeland, according to Florida Highway Patrol

The accident happened at Southwest 77th Avenue and Southwest 88th Street just after 8 p.m.

Troopers shut down several lanes as they conducted an investigation.

According to officials on the scene, the 17-year-old victim was struck by a black Nissan.

People on the scene said the teenager was crossing the street when he was struck.

A T-shirt and headphones could be seen on the roadway hours after the crash.

Florida Highway Patrol said the victim is in critical condition at Miami Children’s Hospital.

The driver remained at the scene to talk to investigators, and troopers said it does not appear alcohol played a role in the crash.

Read more Miami-Dade stories from the Miami Herald

Miami Herald

Join the
Discussion

The Miami Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

The Miami Herald uses Facebook's commenting system. You need to log in with a Facebook account in order to comment. If you have questions about commenting with your Facebook account, click here.

Have a news tip? You can send it anonymously. Click here to send us your tip - or - consider joining the Public Insight Network and become a source for The Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald.

Hide Comments

This affects comments on all stories.

Cancel OK

  • Marketplace

Today's Circulars

  • Quick Job Search

Enter Keyword(s) Enter City Select a State Select a Category