A woman in a wheelchair crossing the street in Liberty City early Saturday morning was hit by a driver who fled the scene and is now wanted by Miami police.
The woman was struck mid-block when she was crossing at Northwest 17th Avenue and 69th Street at around 1:50 a.m., police said. She is in critical condition at Ryder Trauma Center.
Witnesses told police she was hit by the driver of a white Nissan Altima traveling on 69th Street. The driver went around the corner and then returned to the crash site before fleeing northbound on 17th Avenue.