Pedestrian Struck by Garbage Truck in NW Miami: Police

Authorities have closed West Flagler Street between 57th Avenue and 58th court after a pedestrian was hit by a private garbage truck, officers said.

Miami Fire Rescue responded to the scene in northwest Miami to find the victim in critical condition. The driver of the garbage truck remained on the scene.

Officer Michael Vega told the Miami Herald that Flagler Road would be “closed for a while” as traffic homicide units investigate.

This is a developing story and will be updated.