Elderly pedestrian killed in hit-and-run crash on I-4

A 78-year-old Kissimmee man was killed on Monday afternoon in a hit-and-run crash on Interstate 4 in Osceola County.

The fatal crash occurred on I-4 westbound, near mile marker 65 (U.S. 192 – W Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway), at around 1:40 p.m. on Monday, July 8.

According to a preliminary report from the Florida Highway Patrol, a blue 2022 Toyota Corolla was parked on the outside shoulder of the interstate. The car’s hood was raised, and the elderly pedestrian was standing outside of the vehicle.

FHP stated that the pedestrian proceeded to step onto the westbound outside lane of I-4. Moments later, he was struck by an unknown vehicle, and the driver fled from the scene.

The pedestrian sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

No further details were provided by FHP regarding the vehicle or driver involved in the hit-and-run.

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to contact the Florida Highway Patrol at 407-737-2213 or the Central Florida Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS(8477).

Most Popular

Missing toddler’s body found in water at Orlando resort

The body of a 3-year-old boy with autism was found in water at an Orlando resort on Thursday afternoon, hours after he was reported missing.

Aerosmith’s final tour comes to Orlando in February

Legendary rock band Aerosmith is bringing their final tour to downtown Orlando in February, and they will be joined by special guest The Black Crowes.

Pat Williams, Orlando Magic co-founder, dies at 84

Pat Williams, the co-founder of the NBA franchise Orlando Magic, has passed away at the age of 84.

Man who robbed T-Mobile store at gunpoint gets over 10 years in prison

A 28-year-old man who pleaded guilty to robbing a Central Florida T-Mobile store at gunpoint in 2019 will spend more than 10 years behind...

Janet Jackson, Nelly performing at Kia Center this weekend

Janet Jackson is headlining a concert at the Kia Center in Orlando this weekend, and she will be joined by special guest Nelly.

2 killed, 5 injured in multi-vehicle crash on Osceola County road

A multi-vehicle crash on an Osceola County roadway left two people dead and five others injured on Thursday afternoon.
Orlando
broken clouds
86.3 ° F
88.1 °
81.9 °
69 %
1.4mph
82 %
Sat
98 °
Sun
98 °
Mon
96 °
Tue
95 °
Wed
86 °