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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Police are investigating a hit-and-run that left a 20-year-old man critically injured.

Miami-Dade Police said it happened near the 29600 block of Old Dixie Hwy at 12:45 a.m. Sunday, September 25th.

Jackeize Meriweather was riding his skateboard northbound on Old Dixie Rd when he was struck from behind by a dark-colored vehicle, possibly a 2004 Honda Civic, officials said.

The car fled the scene without offering help or calling 911.

Meriweather was taken to Jackson Memorial South Trauma Center.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-TIPS (8477).


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