Casselberry FL (July 31, 2019) - A woman was killed in a hit-and-run crash that took place in Casselberry on Tuesday, July 30th. The crash happened in the early morning hours at the intersection of Semoran Boulevard near Casselton Drive.
According to Casselberry Police, Alejandro Perez-Ajanel was driving a vehicle northbound on Semoran Boulevard when he struck the unidentified woman. After the crash, Perez-Ajanel left the scene before coming back. The woman died from her injuries sustained in the accident. Perez-Ajanel was arrested for hit-and-run and not having a valid driver's license. The events leading up to the crash have not been detailed at this time.
No further information is available.
Hit-and-run crashes account for around one-quarter of all reported crashes in Florida. A hit-and-run can range from minor with little-to-no damage, all the way to catastrophic damage and even fatalities in the most severe cases. In Florida, it is a felony to leave the scene of an accident with injuries. The driver who fled the scene in this crash will face both criminal and civil charges if the crash took place due to negligent driving behavior.
A hit-and-run crash may lead to a wrongful death suit on behalf of the deceased victim. At Rubenstein Law, our Florida wrongful death attorneys can assist you in receiving compensation if your loved one was taken by the wrongful acts of another. For a free consultation and case evaluation, we are available 24/7 at 1-800 FL-Legal. Please give us a call today.
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