Miami-Dade County

Miami-Dade Police arrest driver in hit-and-run crash in Northwest Miami-Dade

Sylvestre Rene Diaz
Sylvestre Rene Diaz

Miami-Dade police said Friday they have arrested a man in a hit-and-run crash that happened earlier this week.

Sylvestre Rene Diaz, 28, was charged with leaving a crash with serious bodily injury and knowingly driving with a suspended licence.

The accident happened at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday at Northwest 27th Avenue and Northwest 50th Street.

Michael Hernandez, 33, was critically injured when someone in a Ford Fusion collided with his Hyundai Accent as he headed east on 50th Street. Both the driver and passenger of the Fusion took off on foot after the crash. Hernandez remains in critical but stable condition, police said.

Carli Teproff: 305-376-3587, @CTeproff