Hit & Run Crash Seriously Injures Pedestrian In Miami-Dade County

Authorities have arrested a 72-year-old man responsible for a Monday hit-and-run crash that seriously injured a pedestrian in northwest Miami-Dade County.

Leon Morton is charged with leaving the scene of an accident causing serious injury. 

Miami-Dade Police detectives said a 54-year-old woman was crossing the street in the 4700 Northwest 32nd Avenue shortly after 7 p.m. when she was struck by a red Toyota Tundra.

Paramedics took the woman to Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami. Her current condition is unknown.

The incident was captured on surveillance video from a nearby business.

Investigators used the video to locate the vehicle and identify the driver.

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