Driver Arrested In Pensacola Beach Hit-And-Run

Posted on Jul 02, 2018

Pensacola Beach, Florida – A 20-year-old Milton man has been arrested in a hit-and-run accident with a 67-year-old bicyclist that occurred at around 7:15 p.m. on Saturday. According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), the driver was traveling south on Pensacola Beach Boulevard when he drifted onto the west shoulder of the road, striking a concrete guardrail, and continuing along the shoulder until he hit the bicyclist, who was stopped on the shoulder. The driver continued on the shoulder toward Quietwater, leaving the scene of the accident. The bicyclist was transported to Baptist Hospital with critical injuries, and the driver has been charged with hit-and-run and possession of a controlled substance.