Driver arrested after fatal hit-and-run in Lake Worth Beach

LAKE WORTH BEACH, FL – A man from Boynton Beach was arrested this week in connection with a fatal March hit-and-run, WPTV reports. 

On March 11th, the suspect was driving a stolen 2004 Toyota Matrix at a high speed in the intersection of Cochran Avenue and Twelve Avenue South. 

As he attempted to make a left turn, the suspect lost control of his Toyota, left the road, and struck a man on his bicycle. 

The victim, a 74-year-old man, passed away at the scene. The suspect, a 40-year-old man, fled the scene before being arrested this week. 

He is facing multiple charges in connection to this incident.

The Lake Worth Beach pedestrian accident lawyers of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. have provided this story for informational purposes only, and it should not be construed as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in a collision that was someone else’s fault, we would like to discuss your options for pursuing financial compensation at your convenience. Contact our offices today for a free consultation, by calling  800.689.8180 or filling out our online contact form.

Last Updated : July 13, 2022

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