Teenager Critically Injured in Jacksonville Hit-and-Run Crash

December 11, 2015

Teenager Critically Injured in Jacksonville Hit-and-Run Crash

A teenage boy is in critical condition after being struck by a hit and run driver. According to a News 4 Jax report, the hit-and-run accident happened on 103rd Street near Tampico Road in Jacksonville. Officials say the pedestrian may have been outside the crosswalk when the driver of a small, dark-colored car struck him and drove away. The young…

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December 1, 2014

Hit-And-Run Victim Remains Critical

A Gainesville man remains in critical condition and the individual who struck him is still on the loose following a hit-and-run accident over the weekend. Florida Highway patrol responded to an accident scene on Sunday afternoon around 5pm in which a 53-year-old cyclist was rear-ended by a vehicle along 122nd St. The man was riding…

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January 13, 2014

Florida Senate Panel Says Yes to Tougher Hit-And-Run Penalties

For years, critics have claimed that Florida law gives drunk drivers an incentive to flee the scene of an accident rather than face the consequences of their actions. As the law now stands, a driver found guilty of DUI manslaughter faces a minimum of at least four years in prison. However, a DUI driver who…

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November 18, 2013

St. Augustine Cyclist Killed in Hit-And-Run Crash

A St. Augustine man is dead after he was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in St. Johns County. Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) troopers said the 43-year-old man was pedaling home after working a night shift at a local IHOP and was heading east on State Road 16 when a vehicle attempting to turn…

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April 9, 2012

Eddie Farah Disturbed by the Hit-And-Run Trend in Central Florida

Hit-and-run accidents in Central Florida are on the rise— a disturbing trend that personal injury attorney Eddie Farah finds irresponsible and reprehensible. According the Daytona Beach News Journal, the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) has seen a jump in Central Florida hit-and-run crashes in the past four years. Whereas four years ago troopers were seeing an…

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