Amber Gonzalez Suffers Injuries in Hit-and-Run Accident on Fort Smith Boulevard near Rookery Avenue
Deltona, Florida (February 2, 2018) – A 15-year-old girl was seriously injured when she was hit by a vehicle while going home from school in Deltona, according to a local news source.
The victim has been identified as Amber Gonzalez, a Pine Ridge High School student.
The incident took place at around 3:10 p.m. on Fort Smith Boulevard near the intersection of Rookery Avenue.
The events of the accident were captured in a video. The exact day when the accident occurred was not mentioned.
According to the article, the accident happened when the victim was attempting to cross Fort Smith Boulevard near the intersection of Rookery Avenue.
The victim was rushed to Central Florida Regional Hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. She was later transferred to Arnold Palmer Hospital for reconstructive surgery due to facial injuries.
Officials are searching for the suspect vehicle, a light-colored 1980s two-door Chevy Monte Carlo or Oldsmobile Cutlass with a dark roof.
An investigation into the accident continues.
We wish a quick recovery to the victims of this accident. It is disheartening when a reckless party subjects an innocent person to suffering.
If you or your loved one was injured in an accident, it is advisable you talk to a personal injury attorney and discuss the way forward. You can file a case in court against the responsible party and seek compensation for the injuries, suffering, medical bills, loss of income or other losses that may be caused in an accident.
Contact Percy Martinez Law Office at (305) 497-0132 and discuss your case with a personal injury lawyer.