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A manhunt is currently underway in Orange County as authorities with the Florida Highway Patrol continue their search for two individuals believed to have been involved in a deadly hit-and-run accident that claimed the life of an 18-year-old man and severely injured another at the intersection of State Road 408 and Chickasaw Trail near Orlando this past Tuesday evening.
Although it is still quite early in the year, Florida has suffered an alarming amount of deadly auto accidents in just the first 7 weeks of 2021, according to the latest statistics released by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV). Their data indicates that there have already been 195 fatal collisions throughout the state, with the heaviest numbers located in the counties of Brevard, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Volusia.
Investigators with the Orlando Police Department are finding that they have more questions than answers when it comes to a fatal hit-and-run collision that occurred this past Monday morning which claimed the life of a young teenager. Authorities are advising the public to be on the lookout for a 4-door white sedan that is believed to have been involved in this tragic accident.
An incident involving several cars that took place within Orlando on the morning of Thursday resulted in the death of at least two women. Reports from the Orlando Police Department stated that the hit-and-run accident took place at some point before noon, although the exact time of the collision was not given. At this time, numerous vehicles were traveling along Colonial Drive, somewhere between Highland Avenue and Summerlin Avenue.
The person believed to be responsible for a fatal hit-and-run within Apopka that took place early this past April was finally arrested on Thursday, October 3rd. The initial incident, which happened on the 1st of April, reportedly took place around 11:40 at night. At this time, two individuals were inside of a van, driving towards the intersection of West Michael Gladden Boulevard and South Hawthorne Avenue. The driver of the van stated that he was on his way to get cough medicine for the 64-year-old passenger.
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.
A hit-and-run accident that occurred around 7:30 on the night of Saturday, December 23rd, has left troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol working within Marion County rushing to locate and apprehend the individual responsible. According to the early reports from the scene of the crash, it was at the intersection of Northeast 25th Avenue and Northeast 38th Street that the incident took place. At the time of this writing, one individual is now dead as a result, and another is being treated for serious injuries.
On Saturday night, the Florida Highway Patrol received a call that directed them to Orange Blossom Trail, close to where the road crosses Hope Street in Osceola County. Along the shoulder of the road, the responding police and other emergency crew members discovered the 17-year-old Joyvan Ventura Villafane.
A teenager from Altamonte Springs remains in critical condition after he was struck along with another skateboarder in a hit-and-run accident late Saturday night.