News: Update: Police find, charge Clearwater hit-and-run driver

CLEARWATER, FL – The hit-and-run driver who injured two motorcyclists on State Route 590 last Friday was located and charged the following morning.

This is an update to an earlier post.

According to Bay News 9, 47-year-old Paula G. Rowe struck two motorcyclists on State Route 590 at Lucas Drive at about 8:30 p.m. on September 25, then fled the crash scene. She confessed to the crime the following day.

Clearwater Police Department posted on Twitter she will be booked into the Pinellas County Jail. She faces two counts of leaving the scene of a crash with injury.

One injured motorcyclist was transported to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg remains in critical condition.

When someone flees a crash scene, they aren’t only breaking the law, but leaving their victims in danger. This is especially true if a motorcyclist is injured, as they are more vulnerable to serious injuries. Were you or a loved one a victim in a hit-and-run crash? You might be entitled to compensation. A Clearwater motorcycle accident lawyer at Kemp, Ruge and Green Law Group has the knowledge and resources to fight for maximum possible compensation. Call us today at 727-835-8327 to request your free consultation.

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