Information is being sought by the Florida Highway Patrol regarding a hit-and-run crash that left a pedestrian battling for their life in a Marion County hospital in mid-July. Officials with the Florida Highway Patrol released reports regarding the incident that suggested the event took place sometime close to 8:30 on Friday, July 18th. The exact time is not clear as the event currently has no known witnesses. Instead, the badly injured pedestrian was discovered only after the collision took place, lying on the shoulder of the western lanes of Northeast Jacksonville Road, close to where this street intersects with Northeast 37th Lane. Read the rest »
Officers working with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office are in the process of investigating a roadside fatality that may be a hit-and-run scenario that took place sometime during the night of Saturday, June 15th, or during the early morning of Sunday, June 16th. Reports issued from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office are currently somewhat bare as the incident was not seen by witnesses, leaving the police struggling with an upsetting lack of details relating to the crash.
Members of the Florida Highway Patrol working within Orange County have received a tremendous boost in their search for the driver responsible for a hit-and-run that took place along State Road 528 on the 23rd of February. According to the new reports, the incident itself took place sometime close to 11:30 at night, after a 70-year-old man ran out of gas while driving along State Road 528.
The investigation by the Florida Highway Patrol into a deadly hit-and-run accident that happened on the border of Orange and Lake counties this past Friday, May 17th, has taken a possible step forward after members of the Florida Highway Patrol located and towed a car featuring damage that matches that which would occur if a vehicle had collided with a pedestrian, which is exactly what happened on Friday on Old Highway 441.
An individual who was helping a disabled motorist change a tire on their car was killed on Monday, February 18th, after they were struck by a passing vehicle. The Florida Highway Patrol stated that the fatal hit-and-run accident happened close to 1:00 in the morning, and that it was on the eastern lanes of I-4, close to the exit from the interstate to Dirksen Drive, within the city limits of Deltona.
Recently, officers with the Florida Highway Patrol and the Orlando Police Department joined with the loved ones of people who had died as a result of hit-and-run accidents to plead with the drivers behind hit-and-run accidents to stop fleeing from crash sites. This comes as part of a month-long effort by the Florida Highway Patrol and the Orlando Police Department to reduce the number of hit-and-run crashes that happen in Central Florida as well as throughout the rest of the state.
An early morning crash on Wednesday, January 23rd, resulted in police searching for, and ultimately capturing, an individual believed to be behind the fatal hit-and-run. According to reports from the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, the incident took place around 12:15 in the morning, along State Road 520, and close to the intersection of S.R. 520 and Varr Avenue.
Deputies with the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office are currently trying to locate and apprehend an individual who was driving an SUV when they collided with a young person and then fled the scene of the accident. Reports from the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office indicate that it was on Sunday, January 13th, when these events occurred. At the time of this writing, it is not known if the police have managed to progress at all with the investigation.
Police with the Florida Highway Patrol working within Seminole County are currently trying to locate and question an individual believed to be behind a crash that happened on Friday, December 28th. According to the initial reports that emerged in the aftermath of the incident, the hit-and-run accident involved two vehicles and left one person seriously injured.
A 21-year-old was hospitalized after a hit-and-run accident that happened along Alafaya Trail on Saturday, October 6th. According to reports from the Florida Highway Patrol, the incident took place very late at night or early on Sunday morning.
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