A fatal hit and run accident at the intersection of Bird Road and Granada Boulevard in Coral Gables on March 26 caused the death of a bicyclist. Authorities have reported that they believe that the vehicle involved in the accident, a Nissan Altima, has been located.
It was reported that on the evening of the accident, a police officer had been traveling east on Bird Road. He discovered the victim lying in the street with no sign of the vehicle that had hit him. The damaged bicycle was located by another officer four blocks away after being dispatched to the scene. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Traffic was stopped in the intersection of University Drive and Granada Boulevard in addition to the westbound lanes of Bird Road for officials to investigate and clear the scene.