News: Police looking for driver who struck 77-year-old woman in Miami

MIAMI, FL – An elderly woman was hospitalized after being struck in Miami by a vehicle that left the scene, WPLG reports.

The incident took place Tuesday evening in the vicinity of Northwest 1st Street and Northwest 26th Avenue at about 6 p.m.

Surveillance video from the area showed that 77-year-old Edelmira Barrios was hit at the intersection by an Infiniti that went through a stop sign.  A witness said the driver of the car took off without stopping to help.  

Barrios was rushed to a local hospital, where she underwent surgery for  a fractured hip. Relatives said she had been walking to a store when the crash occurred.  Police are now trying to track down the driver responsible.

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