HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — The Florida Highway Patrol announced Sunday the man involved in a fatal hit-and-run in Hillsborough County has turned himself in to law enforcement.
According to FHP, Miguel Matias Usher was heading east on SR-618 when his pick-up truck veered from the inside lane into the outside lane, hitting a car from behind. It is not yet known why Usher entered the lane, troopers say.
Both vehicles spun until stopping on the outside shoulder of the road. The driver of the car suffered fatal injuries while the car’s passenger was taken to a hospital for critical injuries.
Usher suffered a laceration to the head and, according to the FHP, ran away from the crash scene.
He is now being charged with leaving the scene of a crash involving death and leaving the scene of a crash involving serious bodily injury.
Usher was taken to the Hillsborough County Jail.