News: Driver sought in hit-and-run death of elderly man in SW Miami-Dade

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FL – Police are trying to track down the driver who struck and killed an elderly man in Southwest Miami-Dade on May 14, the Miami Herald reports.

The victim, 86-year-old Angel Martinez, was walking across the street in the 4000 block of Southwest 97th Avenue near 40th Street at about 11:52 p.m. when he was hit by a white truck.

Police say the driver fled westbound on Southwest 97th Avenue following the crash without rendering aid or providing information. No description has been released of the vehicle being sought.

Anyone with information about the case was asked to contact Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers, and a reward of up to $5,000 was being offered for information that leads to an arrest.

If a loved one has died in an accident due to the reckless behavior of a hit-and-run driver, do not hesitate to contact the Miami wrongful death lawyers at the Hickey Law Firm. We will help you explore your legal options during this trying time, and can pursue compensation for expenses resulting from your tragic loss. To discuss your individual case with us, call 888-913-4296, text 844-984-1937, or reach out online to set up a free consultation.