Miami stripper accused of injuring tourist in hit-and-run

MIAMI (AP) — A stripper is accused of a hit-and-run crash that critically injured a Canadian tourist who was attending the Ultra Music Festival in Miami.

According to an affidavit released Monday night, 26-year-old Olivia Bennett is charged with hitting 22-year-old Alex Sanghwan early Sunday morning. The crash happened near Diamonds strip club.

Police say Sanghwan was visiting from Ontario, Canada, and was in a well-lit area when Bennett’s blue BMW hit him. Witnesses said the driver sped away without stopping.

Sanghwan was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital.

Police found her car in the parking lot at Tootsie’s Cabaret. She turned herself in to police Monday at the office of lawyer Gerald Tobin. Tobin didn’t respond to an email seeking comment.

Bennett is charged with leaving the scene of an accident with injuries.

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