Little is currently known about a hit-and-run accident that took place within Palm Bay on the night of Sunday, August 18th, that left a single pedestrian dead. Officers with the Palm Bay Police Department are currently searching for the person or persons responsible for the incident, although it is not yet believed that anyone has been apprehended or even that there are any suspects who the police are looking to question in relation to the incident.
We reported earlier in July on a fatal hit-and-run crash that took place within Orlando after three pedestrians were hit by a single car. This accident happened after another pedestrian was struck and killed close to Orange Blossom Trail and 41st Street. As mentioned in the earlier post, the three pedestrians had been traveling in a car down the roadway when they saw the first collision take place. Rather than continue driving, the driver of this car stopped on the shoulder and the three people exited the vehicle and began to cross the road in an attempt to help the other fatally injured person.
A bizarre hit-and-run took place within Orange County sometime during either the night of Tuesday, July 16th, or the following morning. Reports from rescue crews working with Orange County responded to the incident sometime around 3:00 in the morning, although it is not clear who called the crash into the authorities. When police, EMTs, paramedics, and other first responders reached the area they found a car crashed into a ditch as well as one individual inside of the ditch who authorities at first took to be the driver of the car.
Recently, we reported on a hit-and-run collision that took place within Orange County and was partially responsible for the death of two pedestrians and the injury of two others. In the initial report, we described how a collision between a Dodge Durango and a pedestrian early on the morning of July 4th had resulted in three additional pedestrians rushing to assist the fatally injured person.
Police working within the city of Apopka are trying to find the driver responsible for a hit-and-run that narrowly missed causing tremendous injuries to a 16-year-old individual who had just passed her driving test. According to the reports, the incident took place sometime around 4:00 in the afternoon of Monday, July 1st, while the 16-year-old was on her way to show her new license to some friends. Her father told reporters that it was only 7 or so minutes after she left the house that he received a call from the girl saying that she’d gotten into a car accident.
A collision between a silver passenger van and five pedestrians is currently under investigation in Orange County as troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol attempt to discover just what happened, as well as the whereabouts of the driver of the vehicle in question. What we know so far is that it was sometime around 9:00 at night when a woman and her four children were walking along Pine Hills Road. When they reached an area with a designated crosswalk, the woman and her children left the sidewalk and began to cross the road.
Around a week ago, we reported on a car accident that took place between a 25-year-old driver and a senior enrolled at the University of Central Florida who was on foot and walking along the grass shoulder of Napiers Circle, close to the UCF campus. At the time of that writing, the senior was reportedly in critical condition. In a heartbreaking update to this story, it was reported on Saturday, June 29th, that the college student was not able to recover from their injuries or emerge from their coma. The 25-year-old motorist now faces charges of homicide as well as charges of leaving the scene of an accident, DUI with serious bodily injury, and leaving the scene of an accident resulting in serious bodily injury.
The family of a senior enrolled at the University of Central Florida is undergoing the fiercest torment of their lives right now as their child remains in serious condition following a hit-and-run that took place at the intersection of Napiers Circle and Pasteur Drive on Saturday, June 22nd. According to reports from various news agencies as well as from the official investigators working on the incident, the crash took place close to UCF at some unspecified time on Saturday morning.
Members of the Florida Highway Patrol in Orange County reported on a pedestrian accident that happened early on the morning of Monday, May 27th, and resulted in the death of one 62-year-old woman from Orlando. While the incident remains under investigation, the reports that have emerged so far indicate that it happened sometime around 1:15 in the morning, at the intersection of Orange Blossom Trail and 40th Street.
According to the initial accident reports from the Daytona Beach Police Department, a hit-and-run crash occurred near the intersection of 6th Street and Essex Road shortly after 9:00 on Tuesday, May 21st and involved at least two vehicles. One of these vehicles, a Nissan Infiniti, was carrying a child.