Pasoc County, FL (October 1, 2018) - A motorcyclist was critically hurt in a hit-and-run crash on SR 54 at Oak Grove Boulevard. Around 11:03 pm on Saturday, September 29th, authorities were called to the accident scene in reference to a vehicle vs. motorcycle collision.
When they arrived, Florida Highway Patrol troopers discovered Paul Lee Ross, 43, suffering from critical injuries. After an investigation, it was determined that Ross was traveling westbound on SR 54 on a 2001 motorcycle. A driver traveling east turned into the path of Ross's motorcycle. The motorcycle collided with the right side of the vehicle. Following the crash, the driver fled the scene.
The suspect vehicle is described as a dark grey Toyota Sedan driven by a white woman with blonde hair. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Florida Highway Patrol at 813-558-1800.
We are saddened to hear of this hit-and-run crash in Pasco County and we hope that Paul Lee Ross has a full recovery from his injuries.
Over 250,000 people were injured on Florida roads in 2017, and being the victim of a hit-and-run crash can be both physically and emotionally traumatizing. Drivers who flee the scene cause a sense of anger and frustration for the victims of their reckless actions. Issues may also arise regarding compensation if the driver is never located or if they did not carry automobile insurance.
Fortunately, there is help available. At Rubenstein Law, our experienced Florida automobile accident attorneys know how to seek out every possible avenue for you to obtain the compensation you legally deserve after a hit-and-run crash. If you have been injured, call us at 1-800 FL-Legal for a free consultation.
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