Orange County, FL (September 24, 2020) - Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol responded to an injury accident that took place in Orange County on Thursday, September 24th. The crash happened on North Pine Hills Road near Colonial Drive.
According to initial reports, the accident was classified as a hit-and-run crash. At least one person sustained injuries in the accident. The extent of the victim's injuries has not been revealed at this time and there is no word on the number of vehicles involved.
No further details are available at this time.
Hit-and-run accidents continue to be a major problem on Florida's roadways. Last year, there were approximately 105,000 hit-and-run accidents in Florida. This number accounts for about 25% of all reported crashes on our state's roadways. Many victims of hit-and-run crashes will be seriously hurt, resulting in a significant amount of pain and frustration.
We wish to offer our thoughts and well-wishes to the victim of this hit-and-run accident in Orange County.
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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