Hillsborough County, FL (February 8, 2019) - The Florida Highway Patrol was called to the scene of a hit-and-run accident in Hillsborough County on Thursday, February 6th. The accident took place around 7:20 pm on State Road 574 and Laura Street.
When police arrived on scene, they found 46-year-old Herbert Wilson McCullough suffering from serious injuries. McCullough had been walking across SR 574 when he was struck by a pickup truck. The driver of the truck failed to stop at a stop sign and turned into McCullough's path.
McCullough was seriously hurt and taken to Tampa General Hospital for treatment. Troopers are looking for a Dodge 1500, 1990s model. They expected that the truck has heavy damage to the passenger side. Anyone with information is asked to call 813-558-1800.
Being involved in a hit-and-run injury crash can be extremely frustrating. Not only are you suffering pain from your injuries, but it is also frustrating to know that the responsible driver chose to leave the scene following the crash. In Florida, all drivers have a legal responsibility to remain on the scene of an accident involving injury or property damage. Unfortunately, some drivers choose not to follow the law.
If you have been the victim of a hit-and-run crash, finding compensation can be a challenge. The Florida car accident attorneys at Rubenstein Law understand the difficulties faced by hit-and-run crash victims. Since 1988, we have worked on behalf of innocent victims to obtain compensation in the wake of a hit-and-run accident.
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