News: Woman charged in Miami Beach hit-and-run crash

MIAMI BEACH, FL – Authorities have identified the woman who is facing criminal charges in connection with a hit-and-run crash in Miami Beach Tuesday evening, according to WPLG.

This is an update to a previous story.

Police say 37-year-old Jaclyn Alvarez was driving a pickup truck that crashed into a BMW at 71st Street and Bay Drive East at about 5:20 p.m.  The BMW driver sustained injuries that were not life-threatening, and was transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital.

Alvarez allegedly drove away from the scene after the collision but was later arrested. She has been charged with leaving the scene of a crash and possession of narcotics.

She was reported to be at Mount Sinai Medical Center.

When you have been injured in an accident caused by a reckless hit-and-run driver, you will need an experienced lawyer to protect your legal rights. The dedicated team at the Hickey Law Firm is here to provide the help you need. Our Miami car accident lawyers have the skill and experience to get you the financial compensation you deserve. Contact us online, call 888-913-4296, or text 844-984-1937 to discuss your case in a free consultation.