Police: Hit and run a ‘horrible and heartless act’

By | June 27th, 2011 | 4 Comments

Miami-Dade police “are looking for a driver who left a man to die on the sidewalk after he hit him with his car,” CBS4 reports.

The driver sideswiped cyclist Francisco Caro, 43, as he rode his bike along N.W. 32nd Avenue around midnight on Sunday. The collision crushed Caro against a fence. A man who claims he witnessed the incident said the driver got out of his car and looked at Caro, who lay dying on the sidewalk, before fleeing the scene.

An excerpt from the CBS4 article:

“He looked back, I thought he was going to come back, he took a couple of steps, then he stopped, he jumped in his car and took off,” said the witness.

Miami-Dade traffic homicide investigators said they recovered chips of paint from the car and an emblem. Police spokesman Det. Roy Rutland said the car they’re looking for will possibly have damage on its right side.

Anyone with information about the accident should call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-TIPS.

Click HERE to read the entire CBS4 article and watch a video report.

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