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For Immediate Release:
January 18, 2016

Media Contact:
Det. Jennifer Capote
jc@mdpd.com
(305)471-1900

***** UPDATE *****

   
Topic: Hit & Run with Injuries
Case #: PD160117022452
Date & Time of Occurrence: 01/17/2016 at approx. 6:25 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: S.W. 129 Avenue S.W. 244 Street
  Miami, FL
   
Victim #1:
Victim's Name: Unavailable , (W/M)
Victim's Age: 56
Victim's Address: 10800 S.W. 211 Street
  Cutler Bay , FL
Subject #1:
Subject's Name: Victor Eduardo Menezes , (W/M)
Subject's Age: 20
Subject's Charges: Citation for Careless Driving causing serious bodily injury
Subject's Description: Driver of the Hit & Run vehicle


Hit & Run


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD), Traffic Homicide Bureau is investigating a hit and run that left an MDPD Public Service Aide hospitilzed.

On Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 6:25 p.m. a MDPD, Public Service Aide (PSA) employee was conducting a traffic crash investigation.  As he was standing outside of his vehicle gathering information he heard a vehicle traveling northbound on S.W. 127 Avenue at a high rate of speed.  The PSA advised the driver of the crashed vehicle to step to the side and the PSA was subsequently struck by the oncoming vehicle. The impact cause him to be thrown back against the parked vehicle. The driver of the vehicle did not stop to render aid and continued northbound on S.W. 127 Avenue. 

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded and transported the PSA to Kendall Regional Hospital Trauma Center. The PSA sustained multiple fractures to his leg and a laceration to his right hand and is listed in stable condition.

The Hit and Run vehicle is described as either white or light gray in color.

UPDATE: Further investigation determined that Victor Menezes would only be cited with Careless Driving.

 

 


 
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers
(305)471-TIPS (8477) or (866) 471-8477
Visit www.crimestoppersmiami.com and select “Give a Tip”
Send a text message to 274637. Enter CSMD followed by the tip information and press send.
   

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