Spring Hill, FL (April 3, 2019) - A pregnant woman in Spring Hill ended up in the hospital following a hit-and-run crash on Monday, April 1st. Police say that Jaidyn Martinez was driving a Toyota Corolla near the intersection of Mariner Boulevard and Landover, near Springstead High School, when she was struck from behind by a white Mercedes-Benz.
Following the crash, the driver of the Mercedes got out of the car and spoke to Martinez briefly before returning to their vehicle and driving away before police could arrive. Martinez, who is eight months pregnant, said that Mercedes was traveling about 40-50 mph when the impact occurred. Martinez called 911 immediately after the crash. Rescue workers arrived and took her to Spring Hill Hospital for treatment.
Police are still searching for the hit-and-run driver. No further details are available at this time.
We certainly hope that Jaidyn Martinez makes a quick and complete recovery from the injuries she suffered in this hit-and-run crash in Spring Hill.
Hit-and-run accidents are unfortunately all too common in Florida. Approximately 100,000 hit-and-run collisions are reported each year, which accounts for about 25% of all reported crashes in our state. Those who choose to leave the scene will face civil responsibility in the form of a lawsuit and could also face criminal charges, including a felony charge for leaving the scene of a crash.
At Rubenstein Law, our Florida personal injury attorneys bring decades of experience to your case. We have successfully represented hit-and-run victims throughout our state and will assist you in receiving compensation if the other driver has fled the scene. Let us put our skills and knowledge to work for you. For your free consultation, please call us 24/7 at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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