In today's roundup of horrible things: a hit-and-run sends a woman flying into the air in South Beach, someone slams a car into a Hialeah McDonald's, a toddler who went for a tumble should be fine, and there might be a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow in downtown Miami.
High heels and car parts were left scattered in the streets of South Beach after a hit-and-run accident early this morning. Police say a woman was hit outside the Loews Hotel on Collins Avenue at 16th Street around 3:45 a.m.
Witnesses say the car, believed to be a dark gray Dodge Charger, was traveling 35 to 45 mph when it struck the woman. She was sent flying into the air before hitting the ground.
Police recovered the woman's high heels and a part from the car, but the driver took off. She's in the hospital, where her condition is unknown. Anyone with information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. [WSVN]
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- Perhaps a sign of recovery, prices and sales of condos in downtown Miami have accelerated this year. The Miami Herald illustrates the story with a rainbow over the concrete jungle. It's not a double rainbow, but maybe soon. [Herald]
- The child who was rushed to the hospital after falling from the second story of a Miami Beach apartment complex should be fine. A tree broke his fall. [JustNews]
- Someone slammed a car into a McDonald's in Hialeah yesterday, but no one was hurt. [WSVN]
- A former Miami-Dade Police officer is on trial for possibly kicking a police K9 to death. [Herald]