In 2012, in the state of Florida, there were nearly 70,000 hit-and-run crashes in which nearly 17,000 people were injured and 166 died.
Three out of every five fatalities in 2012 were pedestrians struck in hit-and-run crashes. (source: Floriday Highway Patrol)
On June 24th 2014, Aaron Cohen Life Protection Act was signed into Law by Governor Scott and was endorsed by Florida's Attorney General Pam Bondi, Florida Sheriffs Association, Florida Police Chiefs Association, Sun-Sentinel, Islander News, Orlando Sentinel, Miami Herald, Miami-Dade County Board of Commissioners, and City of South Miami.
Click on THE FACES below to remember those we have lost to hit-and-run.