THE VILLAGES, FL – A man was arrested in connection with a hit-and-run accident in the Villages Monday afternoon.
According to Villages-News.com, the crash happened in the vicinity of State Road 44 and Powell Road in Wildwood. Police said the driver of a Mazda 3, identified as 36-year-old Mark Regan of Pennsylvania, struck the back of a trailer being towed by a truck at about 3 p.m.
The truck driver said Regan pulled into the median after the crash but did not try to exchange information and suddenly left the scene heading west on State Road 44.
The truck driver contacted police with the Pennsylvania license plate of the Mazda. It was learned that Regan, who was visiting his father in The Villages, had a doctor’s appointment at Freedom Plaza. It was there that police located the Mazda.
Regan was subsequently arrested and charged with leaving the scene of an accident. He was booked at the Sumter County Detention Center.
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