Perez, 21, turned himself in on Friday night and faces charges for leaving the scene of an accident resulting in injury and tampering with or fabricating evidence. He remains in police custody and will be placed on house arrest if he manages to post bail. The press did not name an attorney for him.
Diane Power and her son Thomas Power were struck and critically injured by a car on Monday while at a Bank of America ATM on Congress Avenue and Hypoluxo Road in Boynton Beach, Florida.
The driver of the vehicle has been identified as Louise Szakacs by Boynton Beach Police. Szakacs, 81, was reportedly pulling her Toyota Camry into a parking space in front of the bank when she lost control of the vehicle and sped over the cement parking stop.
David Paul Blum of Boynton Beach, Florida was arrested on July 21 for allegedly leaving the scene of a crash that severely injured Florida Atlantic University (FAU) student Mitchell Johnson Reidy of Naples.
Blum, 51, faces charges for leaving the scene of a crash involving serious injury. He was booked into Palm Beach County Jail and was released the following the day on $30,000 bond. The press did not list an attorney for him.
Dean International Flight School in Miami, Florida has been linked to another plane crash in less than two weeks. The crash involved a Cessna 172 airplane carrying a flight instructor and a student; they were forced to crash-land in Key Biscayne after the craft’s engine reportedly lost power last Thursday night. Both men survived the crash with minor injuries.
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) spokeswoman Katheleen Bergen told the press that the aircraft had taken off from Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach and was flying to Miami Executive Airport before it was forced to land. Bergen said the FAA is investigating the crash.
Scott Becker of Miami, Florida is suing American Airlines for physical and psychological injuries he allegedly sustained during an emergency evacuation of a Boeing 767 that caught fire at O’Hare International Airport before its scheduled takeoff for Miami on October 28, 2016.
In a lawsuit filed on June 13 in Miami, Becker, 47, alleges the airline failed to ensure the jetliner was properly maintained and negligently failed “to provide proper assistance, supervision and instruction in the evacuation.” The lawsuit seeks more than $75,000 in damages, including legal fees for “personal and bodily injuries, both physical and psychological in nature;” pain and suffering; disability; medical bills; lost earnings; and past and future emotional distress.