Police: Man leads police chase, leaves car and fatally hit
MIAMI (AP) —
Authorities say a man was fatally stuck after he ditched his car and ran across State Route 112 to escape police during a chase.
Miami-Dade Det. Alvaro Zabaleta said in a news releast that the man was fatally struck Thursday night after he committed a robbery in Brownsville and then led police on a chase.
Zabaleta says the man headed west before pulling over and bailing out his vehicle. Authorities say he crossed the median into the eastbound lanes and was hit by a taxi.
The man died on the scene. Neither the taxi driver nor the passengers were injured.