Orlando, FL (October 8, 2018) - A hit-and-run near the University of Central Florida campus left a 21-year-old woman critically hurt. The crash occurred on Sunday, October 7th.
Florida Highway Patrol reports that 21-year-old Katie Nakonechny was attempting to cross Alafaya trail around 1:00 am when the collision took place. Nakonechny was in a crosswalk when she was but was hit and the light was green. After the collision, EMS rushed her to a local hospital with critical, life-threatening injuries.
Police are on the lookout for a red car involved in the crash. They believe that the car may have damage to its left front side. Anyone with any information should contact the Florida Highway Patrol at 407-737-2213. This accident remains under further investigation at this time.
This hit-and-run incident is certainly very unfortunate and out thoughts are with Katie Nakonechny and her family at this difficult time. We hope that the driver involved will be quickly caught and we also hope that she is able to recover from her injuries.
Almost 10,000 people were hurt in pedestrian crashes last year. This number includes hit-and-run crashes such as this one.
If you have been hurt in a hit-and-run crash, an experienced Florida car accident attorneys can help find you the compensation you deserve. At Rubenstein Law, our attorneys have assisted injured victims in these difficult cases for years. For a free consultation, give us a call at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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