Pedestrian struck, killed in hit-and-run on I-595
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (WSVN) -- Police said a pedestrian was struck by three vehicles on Interstate 595 Wednesday night.
The accident happened just before 9 p.m. in the eastbound lanes near the exit to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the victim was struck by three vehicles, two of which remained on scene.
Police said the first vehicle that struck the pedestrian fled the scene.
The eastbound lanes of I-595 were shut down for hours, forcing commuters who were picking up travelers to make detours.
If you have any information on this hit and run accident, call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a reward.
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