Spring Hill, FL (October 30, 2020) - A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run crash that took place in Spring Hill on Thursday, October 29th. The crash was reported on Bowman Road at the intersection of U.S. 41.
The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the crash scene. According to troopers, a 49-year-old man from New Port Richey was walking near the roadway when he was hit by the vehicle. The driver fled the scene after the crash. The victim was thrown onto the grass shoulder of the roadway and was pronounced dead at the scene by rescue crews. Police believe that the vehicle involved in the crash is a pickup truck.
An investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Hit-and-run crashes are extremely common in Florida and account for about 25% of all recorded traffic collisions that take place in our state. Being the victim of a hit-and-run can be a physically and emotionally damaging experience. Many hit-and-run crashes leave serious injuries that can take a long time to heal, along with costly medical bills and lost income.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of the victim of this crash in Spring Hill.
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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