News: Hit-and-run crash in Miami Beach leaves driver hospitalized

MIAMI BEACH, FL – A driver was hospitalized following a hit-and-run crash in Miami Beach Tuesday evening.

According to NBC Miami, a pickup truck and a BMW were involved in a collision at 71th Street and Bay Drive East at about 5:21 p.m.  The BMW driver was extricated from the car and transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.

Police said the woman driving the pickup drove away from the scene, but her vehicle was later found nearby and she was arrested.

The woman, who has not yet been publicly identified, was charged with leaving the scene of a crash with injuries.  She will also face charges for narcotics that police say were found in the pickup.

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