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Hit-and-Run Accident

FHP Launches Effort to Curb Hit-and-Run Accidents

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on February 21, 2018

As they do every year, the Florida Highway Patrol launched its initiative last Friday to try and reduce the number of hit-and-run accidents that take place along Florida roads. Across the county, hit-and-run drivers and subsequent deaths are a problem that police departments in every state attempt to curb with increased vigilance, awareness, and education. In Florida, hit-and-run accidents seem to be even more of an issue than elsewhere. The statistics gathered paint a dire picture. In the 2017 alone there were over 98,000 reports of hit-and-run accidents. Out of this number, 177 of the reported incidents resulted in a fatality. Read the rest »

Two Pedestrians Injured in Orlando Hit-and-Run

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on February 16, 2018

A massive search is underway in Orange County to find and apprehend the individual responsible for a hit-and-run crash that took place in downtown Orlando on Thursday Night. Initial reports on the incident suggest that the crash left at least two people injured, although it does not appear that any of the injuries were fatal or critical. Read the rest »

Orange County Hit-and-Run Crash Leaves Two Car Pile-Up

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on January 28, 2018

An Orange County Family was surprised early on Tuesday morning at close to 5:30am when they awoke to the sound of squealing tires and crashing from their front driveway. When they jumped out of bed and ran outside, they were surprised to see that their two cars, both of which normally stay on the outside of the garage, were stacked one on top of the other. Read the rest »

Orange County Deputy Injured in Stolen Car Hit-and-Run

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on December 17, 2017

On Wednesday of last week, a deputy with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office was on patrol when they were called in to assist in the pursuit of a stolen vehicle just after 11:30 in the morning. According to the report, the unnamed deputy was following the vehicle along South Goldenrod Road when the two cars neared Pershing Avenue. Somehow, and this is something that one hopes will be fleshed out in future reports from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, the driver of the stolen vehicle managed to either get themselves behind the trailing cruiser or simply turned around so that the two vehicles were face to face. Read the rest »

Bartow Man Killed in Polk County Hit-and-Run

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on November 26, 2017

A spokesperson with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that a hit-and-run accident that took place early on Sunday morning has claimed the life of one person and another on the run from detectives. The full report, which was issued earlier today, outlines the events as they are currently understood and ends with a plea to the public to help investigators track down and apprehend the individual who perpetrated this deadly act. Read the rest »

Orlando Police Seek Driver Responsible for Hit-and-Run

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on November 1, 2017

On Wednesday morning, children throughout Orange County and the state of Florida were making their way towards their various schools. While it is common for many children to take busses or have their parents drive them, students who live close enough will regularly ride their bikes or walk from their homes. Read the rest »

Crimeline Tip Leads to Car Used in Orlando Hit-and-Run

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on October 14, 2017

Orlando police and the Florida Highway Patrol were able to significantly advance their investigation into a hit-and-run fatality that occurred earlier this month when they received an anonymous call through the Crimeline service directing them to the location of the vehicle in question. The search for the car began on the 1st of October, after a 58-year-old Boca Raton woman named Margarita Contreras was struck and killed along Orange Blossom Trail. Read the rest »

Michigan Tourist Killed in Orlando Pedestrian Accident

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on October 3, 2017

A young Michigan woman, who was vacationing with her husband in Orlando at the time of the incident, was killed late Sunday evening just before 11:30 p.m. when she was involved in a tragic pedestrian accident near the Orange County Convention Center. Read the rest »

Fatal Dual Hit-and-Run Incident in Orange County

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on September 7, 2017

Sometime late on Wednesday night or early on Thursday morning, an accident took place in Orange County, along the stretch of Lake Pickett Road that nears the intersection with Wesleyan Boulevard. According to the Florida Highway Patrol and Florida State Troopers, the accident primarily concerned an unnamed 29-year-old man who was behind the wheel of a 2015 Toyota Corolla. Read the rest »

Woman on the Run after Causing Three Car Crash in Florida

On Sunday evening, a 50-year-old woman from Apopka was driving a Chevy Avalanche towards the intersection of Hiawassee Road and Balboa Drive when she collided with an SUV being driven by the 61-year-old Orlando woman Deborah Anderson. Due to the force of the impact, Anderson’s vehicle was shoved violently off course, crashing into a Chrysler being driven by another Orlando resident, the 31-year-old James Williams. The Florida Highway Patrol has issued a statement regarding the collision that details the currently known facts of the case. Read the rest »

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Inverness, FL 34453
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Lakeland, FL 33803
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325 Avenue A, N.W.
Winter Haven, FL 33881
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Tampa, FL 33606
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Fruitland Park, FL 34731
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Mt. Dora, FL 32757
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Clermont Office:
900 W. Highway 50
Clermont, FL 34711
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Titusville Office:
506 S. Palm Ave.
Titusville, FL 32780
Phone: 321-222-7300

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96 Willard Street
Suite 206,
Cocoa, FL 32922
Phone: 321-757-1373