News: Man arrested following hit-and-run crash in Pasco County


HOLIDAY, FL – A man is facing charges in connection with a hit-and-run crash in Pasco County on Sunday afternoon, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

New Port Richey Patch reports the accident occurred at the intersection of Ridge Road and DeCubellis Road at about 12:20 p.m.  State troopers said the driver of a Ford Escape went through a red light and crashed into a Nissan Altima that was stopped for the red light.  The Altima driver, a 66-year-old New Port Richey man, was not injured.

The driver of the Ford kept going north on DeCubellis Road after the crash before losing control of the vehicle, which overturned. That driver then fled the scene on foot.

The suspect, identified as Larry Alan Crosier, was arrested at his home in Holiday on Wednesday.  He was jailed on charges of leaving the scene of a crash and driving with a suspended license.

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