Apopka, FL (April 6, 2021) – Around 8 p.m., a fatal hit-and-run crash took place on Main Street that took the life of one victim in Apopka.
According to the Apopka Police Department, the accident happened on Main Street when a pedestrian was walking in the area. The unidentified male was struck by a vehicle that allegedly fled the scene.
Paramedics and numerous other local responders were dispatched to the scene to help the injured victim. He was tragically pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver responsible for the accident has since been identified by police. The 30-year-old male has since been charged with leaving the scene of a crash and tampering with physical evidence.
No further details have been released. The investigation remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in Florida
Every year, hundreds of pedestrians are killed and thousands more are injured in Florida pedestrian accidents. Between January and June 2019, it was reported that approximately 268 people were killed in pedestrian accidents due to the reckless acts of others. Because pedestrians have no protection from harm, they are prone to some of the most extensive harm in the event of an accident. If you have suffered the loss of a loved one due to a pedestrian accident, you likely have questions for a legal advocate who has handled these cases in the past.
The aftermath of a Florida pedestrian accident can be a trying and challenging time in your life. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to injuries that keep you away from your everyday life. Some of these injuries include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. If you have suffered from immense harm in a car accident, you likely wonder where you can turn. It is crucial that you speak with a Florida accident attorney who has your best interests in mind. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in accidents at www.chadrobinson.com.
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