Teen Struck By Car In Miami-Dade, Airlifted To Hospital

Local officials say a child was airlifted to a hospital Monday morning after being struck by a car in southwest Miami-Dade County.

The crash was reported about 6:30 a.m. on Southwest 107th Avenue near Southwest 176th Street.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said the teenage girl was flown to Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

Police said the driver of the car that struck the child stayed at the scene.

At the scene at Southwest 107th Avenue, a shoe and a backpack could be seen in the middle of the road.

Police are investigating whether speed was a factor in the crash.

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