News: MBPD IDs Hit-And-Run Driver Responsible for 2 Crashes

January 10, 2023

MIAMI BEACH, FL - Officials have identified the driver responsible for the two separate hit-and-run crashes that happened Thursday

Miami Beach Police booked 31-year-old Hanee Ramirez into custody and charged her with reckless driving and fleeing the scene of a collision, Local 10 reported. 

Ramirez first hit a woman crossing the street in the area of West 44th Street and Collins Avenue and then hit another pedestrian shortly after. 

The man who was struck suffered life-threatening injuries and remains in critical condition. Officials did not reveal his name. 

The woman who was hit was identified as Lena Chiang, 61. Chiang sustained unspecified injuries and appeared to be in stable condition.  

Police have not confirmed if impairment was a factor in the collision nor revealed why Ramirez did not render aid and left the scene. 

More details will be posted to the news site if they become available. 

If you and your loved ones were victims of a pedestrian crash in the greater Miami area, our team of Miami pedestrian accident lawyers is prepared to work towards the justice you deserve and hold the at-fault driver accountable for their actions. Call Whittel & Melton, LLC at 866-608-5529 or submit a contact form to book a free, zero-obligation case evaluation. 

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