Hit-and-Run Accident | Orlando Accident & Injury Blog
A devastating auto accident was reported in Brevard County very early on the morning of Monday, February 15th. According to reports from the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident took place shortly after 1:00 a.m. and involved a single car and two pedestrians.
Authorities with the Daytona Beach Police Department are currently investigating a somewhat bizarre hit-and-run accident involving two vehicles which occurred along International Speedway Boulevard on January 31st, 2021. Statements gathered from the scene indicate that after the initial collision took place, multiple passengers from the alleged offending vehicle proceeded to start a fight with the victim after she stepped out of her car to assess its damage.
Shortly after 9:00 on Sunday, an individual was on a skateboard and traveling down either Silver Star Road or 1st Street within the City of Ocoee. This person, who was not named or described other than as being an adult, was traveling within the road, but it is believed that they were either traveling along the road’s shoulder or were within a pedestrian crossing zone at the time that a vehicle – not described in the report – entered the scene. The driver of this vehicle either failed to see the skateboarder or believed that there was more space between them and the car.
Hit-and-run news continues with two different accidents that took place within Orange County on Friday and Saturday, December 3rd and 5th. Because the person/persons responsible for the crashes remain unaccounted for, what precisely took place remains an object of speculation. What we do know comes from reports issued by members of the Florida Highway Patrol as well as members of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. Members of these two law enforcement organizations were joined by EMTs and paramedics in responding to the crashes after they were first reported.
According to public incident reports from the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office, a 22-year-old man from Bunnell has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a high-speed chase with local authorities that ended in a hit-and-run collision which subsequently injured his passenger and damaged a local business along U.S. Highway 1 on Friday, December 4th, 2020.
Officers with the Sanford Police Department are looking for both a car and a driver after a hit-and-run accident that took place within the city on Thursday, December 3rd. While the accident happened early in December, it was not until the following Monday, December 7th, that the Sanford Police Department issued a statement indicating that they are still searching for the individual responsible. It is the hope of the SPD that by issuing a public statement, people might come forward with vital information concerning the location and identity of the person and the car involved.
The efforts of the Florida Highway Patrol in The Villages have paid off when it comes to locating and apprehending an individual believed to be responsible for a hit-and-run accident that took place within the community early in November. The initial accident took place on November 3rd and involved a motorized vehicle and a bicycle.
Authorities with the Titusville Police Department have finally tracked down and arrested a 25-year-old suspect who they believe was involved in a hit-and-run collision last week. Reports from the previous incident indicate that the suspect allegedly crashed his four-door white sedan into a pedestrian that was walking near Union Street and Wagner Avenue in Brevard County.
According to preliminary collision reports from the Daytona Beach Police Department, an innocent man was fatally injured in a hit-and-run accident on August 30th, 2020, during a high-speed chase between local authorities and a suspect who allegedly failed to pull over after running a stop sign.
While it is often the case that those behind the wheels of cars involved in hit-and-run accidents manage to escape capture, the family and loved ones of an individual killed in a hit-in-run in Polk County may be able to feel some sort of closure after the person responsible for this death was identified and apprehended by deputies working for the Polk County Sheriff’s Office. Reports from the deputies involved with the case indicated that the event first took place after a collision that happened on Combee Road.