Plant City, FL (December 4, 2018) - A 21-year-old Plant City man was killed in a pedestrian crash on State Road 574. The incident took place on Sunday, December 2nd.
Around 10:55 pm, a vehicle traveling eastbound on SR 574 struck 21-year-old Miquel A. Hernandez, Jr. and two other men who were walking eastbound. After striking the three men, the vehicle failed to stop and fled the crash scene. Hernandez was pronounced dead while the two others were taken to a hospital. There is no update on their condition at this time.
Police are looking for a General Motors SUV, possibly a Cadillac, Escalade, Tahoe or GMC. The vehicle is likely to have damages to its headlights, turns signal and rear view mirrors. Anyone who has any information regarding this pedestrian crash is asked to call the Plant City Police at 813-757-9200.
We are saddened to hear of this pedestrian fatality in Plant City. Approximately two pedestrians die in crashes each day across our state.
A pedestrian crash is a very serious event. A large majority of pedestrian crashes require hospitalization and treatment of serious injuries. When such a life-altering event occurs, it is important to have the best possible legal representation by your side.
At Rubenstein Law, our Florida pedestrian accident attorneys are here to help when you need us. We have represented injured Floridians since 1988 and have recovered millions on behalf of our clients. We offer free consultations and are available 24/7. To speak with an attorney at any time, please contact us at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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