News: FHP searching for driver who struck teen on skateboard in Beacon Square


PASCO COUNTY, FL – Authorities are searching for the driver who struck a teenager on a skateboard in Pasco County last week.

According to The Suncoast News, the accident happened Jan. 31 on Moog Road near Kingsbury Drive in Beacon Square.  The Florida Highway Patrol said a 14-year-old boy was skateboarding with traffic along the north shoulder of the roadway at about 7:30 p.m. when he was hit by a sedan going west on Moog Road.

The driver fled the scene of the collision without stopping to help.  The victim, a Holiday resident, suffered injuries that were not life-threatening.

Anyone with further information regarding the case was asked to contact the Florida Highway Patrol or Crime Stoppers.

At Whittel & Melton, we are here to help if you or a loved one have been the victim of a crash caused by a reckless hit-and-run driver.  Contact our knowledgeable Pasco County Car Accident Attorneys, who can fight to pursue compensation for the expenses you are facing during this difficult time. We can be reached through our online contact form or by phone at 866-608-5529 to schedule a free consultation.

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