Northwest Miami-Dade, FL – Anthony Johnson Hurt in Hit-and-Run Bicycle Crash
Northwest Miami-Dade, FL (August 8, 2021) – A 29-year-old bicyclist was injured in a hit-and-run accident that took place in Northwest Miami-Dade. The crash was reported Sunday on Northwest 27th Avenue.
According to a report, Anthony Johnson was riding his bike on Northwest 27th when a black SUV made a sharp right turn. The SUV struck Jackson, throwing him off his bike. He came to rest on the pavement. The SUV driver then left the scene before police arrived. Johnson was treated by rescue crews before being airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital for treatment of serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.
Following an investigation, police located the driver of the SUV, later identified as 56-year-old Jean Rene. Officers took Rene into custody and charged him with leaving the scene of an injury crash, among other charges.
There is no further information available.
Our thoughts are with Anthony Johnson following this bicycle accident in Miami. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Hit-and-Run Crashes in Miami
Hit-and-run accidents in Florida take place multiple times every day. In 2019, hit-and-run crashes in our state accounted for nearly 20% of all total reported accidents. The Miami area also sees thousands of hit-and-run collisions on an annual basis. Although drivers are required to remain at the scene, they frequently ignore the law in an effort to avoid responsibility for their actions. A Miami hit-and-run accident can lead to devastating injuries and a long period of recovery.
If you or a loved one have been injured in a Miami car accident, you should have a full understanding of your legal rights. Hit-and-run accidents can be complicated and should be handled by an attorney with skill and experience in dealing with these claims. A Miami car accident lawyer can advise you of your legal rights and help you move forward along a path that will lead to you receiving the full compensation for your injuries. While the effects of the crash can be severe, you should not have to be legally or financially responsible for the negligence of another driver.
Here at Boone & Davis Law, we understand what you are going through during this difficult time and we are here to help. From our Fort Lauderdale office, we proudly serve Miami-Dade and the surrounding communities of South Florida. Our team brings more than four decades of experience to your case and we will fight to the end to protect your legal rights. Regardless of the difficulty of your particular case, we are up to the challenge and our attorneys have a proven track record of success in handling some of the most complex and complicated injury cases.
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