Miami-Dade County

Five people injured in hit-and-run accident involving county bus, police say

Miami Herald File

Miami police are investigating after a bus was struck by what is believed to be an SUV.

“According to preliminary information it appears the bus was struck by an SUV that then fled the scene,” said Miami spokeswoman Kiara Delva.

Five passengers reported injuries and were taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital for treatment, police said.

The hit-and-run accident happened just after 5 p.m. Sunday in the area of Northwest 37th Avenue and 36th Street.

Anyone with information is urged to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS (8477).