Sunrise, FL (June 6, 2019) - A hit-and-run crash left a man dead on Wednesday, June 5th. According to reports, the incident took place on Pine Island Road, near West Oakland Park Boulevard, around midnight.
Officials arrived on the scene in response to a call from a motorist who spotted the man's body lying on the side of the roadway. All northbound lanes of Pine Island were closed while officers investigated the incident. Police have not determined what type of vehicle struck the man and his identity has not yet been released to the public.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.
We are saddened to hear of this tragic hit-and-run crash in Sunrise. Any type of car accident can cause serious and catastrophic injuries and even death. Hit-and-run crashes account for about 25% of all reported collisions in Florida and there are approximately 100,000 of these accidents reported each year. Many hit-and-run accidents involve death or serious injury to those involved and the process can be very frustrating for those left behind to deal with the consequences.
At Rubenstein Law, our Florida personal injury attorneys are here to help when you have been affected by a hit-and-run driver in our state. With decades of experience and a successful track record of helping thousands of injured victims, we can help you in your time of greatest need. For a free consultation, give us a call at 1-800 FL-Legal. We are standing by 24/7, waiting to hear from you.
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