Brevard County, FL (December 4, 2019) - The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a hit-and-run crash with injuries in Brevard County. The crash was reported to authorities around 6:20 p.m. and police arrived on the scene around 6:40 p.m.
According to police, the accident involved injuries. There is no word on the nature or extent of the injuries. No information was released regarding the circumstances of the crash and the injured victim has not been identified at this time.
No additional details are available.
Hit-and-run crashes in Florida can have devastating consequences. These crashes account for about 25% of all total accidents. This is an astounding number considering that there are approximately 100,000 reported hit-and-run collisions in our state every year. Drivers who choose to flee the scene of a crash will face both civil and criminal liability once they are apprehended. Unfortunately, these crashes can leave victims suffering from serious, life-changing injuries.
Our sympathies go out to the victim in this Brevard County crash and we hope for a complete recovery from their injuries
Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals & families injured by the negligence of others. We know first-hand the heartbreak that can be left behind after an accident. In our news blog, we write about cases of personal injury relevant to our line of work, and we report on news of judgments and appellate cases that affect the rights of personal injury claimants. We feel a responsibility to raise awareness of the injury and tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.
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