MIAMI BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) – Police have arrested a woman in connection to two hit-and-runs along a busy stretch of Collins Avenue in Miami Beach that sent a man and a woman to the hospital, according to law enforcement sources.
Law enforcement sources confirmed late Friday night that officers have taken Hanee Julieth Ramirez into custody.
7News has learned Miami Beach Police detectives are interviewing the suspect at police headquarters, and she will soon be booked into the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center in West Miami-Dade.
Ramirez is accused of driving the car that hit 61-year-old Lena Chiang and an as-yet unidentified man in different sections of Collins Avenue in Mid Beach, Thursday afternoon.
Chiang was struck at 44th Street, and the man was hit at 57th Street.
Both victims remain at Jackson Memorial Hospital, where the man is listed in critical condition and Chiang is stable.
Speaking with 7News on the phone, Chiang said she is grateful to be alive.
“I felt so frightened. I was such in shock, so I asked Jesus to give peace, give me peace,” she said.
Please check back on WSVN.com and 7News for more details on this developing story.
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