Monday, February 26, 2018

Titusville Man Seriously Injured In Hit-and-Run Crash


TITUSVILLE, Florida - A Brevard County man is is hospitalized in serious condition due to injuries he sustained in a hit-and-run crash that occurred Sunday night in Titusville, Florida.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, two white males were driving a stolen 2015 Nissan west on Cuyler Street around 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 25, 2018.

Meanwhile, 32-year-old Eric Spears, of Titusville, Florida, was driving a 2018 Chevy pickup truck northbound on U.S. Highway 1.

According to FHP, the Nissan pulled out into the direct of of the Chevy. Spears swerved in an attempt to avoid the crash but the front of the Ford struck the front of the Nissan.

The occupants of the stolen Nissan then fled on foot after the crash.

Spears was later transported to Orlando Regional Medical Center in serious condition. 

He was wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash, according to FHP reports.