Fort Myers, FL (August 30, 2019) - Police were on the scene of a fatal hit-and-run accident along US 41 in Fort Myers on Friday, August 30th. The incident took place near the Sam's Club intersection.
According to police, the driver who caused the fatal crash fled on foot following the accident. Police were able to later locate and arrest an unidentified suspect in connection with the collision. The name of the deceased victim has not been released at this time. The crash caused all lanes of US 41 to close while police investigated. Witnesses on the scene declined to comment on the details of the collision.
No further details have been released.
Our thoughts go out to the victim who was killed in this tragic hit-and-run crash in Fort Myers. Hit-and-run crashes account for about 25% of all total accidents in our state.
Following a hit-and-run accident, you may have questions regarding your legal rights. At Rubenstein Law, our Florida personal injury attorneys can help. We have represented thousands of innocent crash victims and we will assist you in obtaining compensation even if the other driver cannot be located. For your free consultation and case evaluation, please give us a call at any time at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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