SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE (CBSMiami) – A FedEx truck driver was fighting for his life on Thursday evening after his own vehicle ran him over in SW Miami-Dade.
According to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, units responded to a medical call at SW 58th Street and 97th Avenue.READ MORE: Deadly Crash Shuts Down Deerfield Beach Streets; BSO Cruiser Towed From Scene
Investigators said the adult victim was distributing packages on his assigned route when his truck failed to start.READ MORE: Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, Who Grew Up In Miami, Could Be Next US Supreme Court Justice
The victim began to work on the front exterior of the truck when it began to roll forward, according to police.
Authorities said that despite the man’s efforts to evade the moving truck, he was pinned underneath and dragged on the roadway.MORE NEWS: Miami Twin Brothers Will Set Sail For Harvard In The Fall
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded to the scene and transported him to a local hospital in critical condition.