FHP Charges Driver in Fiery Hit and Run Crash
The driver fled on foot after the crash, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
PINELLAS COUNTY- The Florida Highway Patrol charged a Largo man with DUI after a single-car crash this morning (March 11).
Nathaniel Combs, 23, of Largo, was arrested and charged with leaving the scene of a crash with property damage, DUI with property damage and careless driving. Neither he nor his passenger was injured.
The crash happened around 12:34 a.m. on 62nd Avenue N at Westchester Boulevard. Troopers said Combs was driving a 2015 BMW 320i east on 62nd Avenue at a high rate of speed. The BMW failed to negotiate a sharp curve at Westchester. The BMW started spinning and hit a fence, which punctured the car’s gas tank, causing it to burst into flames. Combs and his passenger left on foot, troopers said, but were caught.
For information about the Florida Highway Patrol, go to flhsmv.gov.
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