Marion County, FL (April 1, 2021) - The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a hit-and-run accident in Marion County on Thursday. The crash happened around 7:00 p.m on SW 113th Terrace at the intersection with State Road 40.
According to troopers, at least one person was injured as a result of the collision. There is no word on the extent of the victim's injuries. Police have not released any details on the events leading up to the crash. There is no description of the suspect or the vehicle at this time.
A crash investigation is ongoing. No further information is available.
Hit-and-run accidents in Florida take place multiple times each day. According to the most recent statistics, more than 100,000 hit-and-run accidents were reported in our state in 2019. This accounts for about 25% of all reported traffic collisions. Sadly, these accidents often cause serious injuries to innocent motorists and affect thousands of families each year.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim following this hit-and-run crash in Marion County.
Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals and 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 or personal injury that are 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 for the tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.
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