Pedestrian hospitalized following Calle Ocho crash

MIAMI, FL – A man is recovering in the hospital after being struck by a car east of downtown Miami Tuesday afternoon.

According to Local 10 News, the accident occurred on Southwest 8th Street, or Calle Ocho, near Southwest 15th Avenue. Police say the man, who is in his 50s, was not walking in the crosswalk at the time the crash occurred.

The driver as well as police officers who were eating at a nearby restaurant rushed to the pedestrian’s aid. Emergency services arrived and transported the man to Jackson Memorial Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.

Officials have not said if any charges will be filed against the driver.

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