MIAMI (WSVN) - Police have arrested a man in connection to a hit-and-run in Miami that sent a motorcyclist to the hospital.
Miami Police arrived at the scene of the crash in the area of Northwest Seventh Street and 23rd Court, just after 5 a.m., Saturday.
Investigators said the driver of a white Toyota Tundra stuck a gray Chevy Equinox, which in turn crushed a motorcycle.
An officer saw the driver of the Tundra, 35-year-old Jose Rodriguez, in the driver’s seat when it struck the SUV.
Rodriguez attempted to flee the scene, but someone followed him until he was stopped around Northwest 23rd Court and Seventh Street. He was placed under arrest a short time later.
Rodriguez was taken to Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center in West Miami-Dade.
According to police reports, Rodriguez’s driver’s license was not found on records.
The motorcyclist involved in the crash was transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital with a leg injury.
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