News: Driver sought after leaving scene of Clermont crash that injured 2


CLERMONT, FL – A search is underway for a driver who was involved in a multi-vehicle crash in Lake County on Thursday afternoon.

WKMG reports the accident occurred on the Florida Turnpike near mile marker 276 in Clermont at about 4 p.m.  According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the driver of a northbound minivan had stopped for traffic and was rear-ended by a Honda.  A Chevy and a Subaru behind the Honda could not stop in time and also were involved in the collision.

The driver of the minivan left the scene and is being sought, the FHP said.  The vehicle involved was silver or gray and may have minimal damage in the rear.

The driver of the Chevy, a 61-year-old man, and a female passenger in the Subaru sustained minor injuries in the incident and were hospitalized.

Have you or a loved one been the victim of a car accident due to another driver’s negligent actions? If so, the Lake County Car Accident Attorneys at Whittel & Melton can assist you with your case.  We can help you pursue compensation for the expenses you have incurred from the crash, including medical bills, lost income, and pain and suffering. To schedule a free initial consultation, contact us online or by phone at 866-608-5529.

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