Palm Bay, FL (April 18, 2021) - Police in Palm Bay responded to the scene of a hit-and-run crash on Saturday evening. The incident took place around 7:15 p.m. on Palm Bay Road at the intersection with Babcock Street.
According to a report from the Palm Bay Police Department, a dark blue Chrysler 300 collided with another vehicle. The driver of the Chrysler fled the scene following the collision. Two people died at the crash scene while two others were taken to a local hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries. The identities of the victims are not available at this time. The crash caused Palm Bay Road to be closed for several hours while police investigated. Motorists were advised to use caution and to avoid the area if possible.
No further details have been released. An investigation is ongoing.
Deadly car accidents in Florida take place each day. According to statistics, a person loses their life in a Florida car accident about once every three hours. Many of these victims will be killed when they come into contact with a negligent driver and not through any fault of their own.
Our most sincere condolences go out to the family of the victims who were killed in this hit-and-run accident in Palm Bay. We hope that the injured victims are able to make a complete recovery.
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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