UPDATE: 11:22 P.M. – The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office released the following statement:
UPDATE: 10:57 P.M. – Walmart is now open to the public.
SPRING HILL – Chaos erupted in the streets of Spring Hill this evening, after Sheriff’s Deputies and Florida Highway Patrol Troopers were involved in a dangerous high-speed pursuit that ended at a local Walmart Super Center.
UPDATE: 4:05 p.m. – A second helicopter has been requested to transport another patient. Both patients are reportedly in critical condition.
There is complete road blockage at this time.
BROOKSVILLE – A three-vehicle rollover crash has injured at least three people, leaving one trapped inside a pickup truck.
REGIONAL – If you’ve been watching the political circus surrounding Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings, then you’re fully aware of the 35-year-old attempted rape allegations made against Kavanaugh by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford. By now, most people have made up their mind on who they believe is being truthful, while theatrical outrage is displayed by both sides of the political aisle. There is one thing that most can agree on; Ford’s testimony was compelling, and she most likely suffered some kind of trauma at the hands of someone, but she could not provide evidence that Kavanaugh committed the offense. Whether the allegations are true or not, what happens to Kavanaugh’s reputation from this day forth?
UPDATE: 5:44 p.m. – Officials say sometime between 6:30 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. a large truck was traveling northbound on Oak Chase Blvd and turned eastbound onto Hunters Point Street. The victim, 66-year-old Antonia Tirado was struck by the vehicle and suffered serious injuries. The driver did not stop or notify authorities of the accident and fled the scene.
At this time there is no vehicle description, other than a large truck.
There is ongoing residential construction inside the Hawthorne subdivision.
Antonia remains in critical condition at this time.
UPDATE: 1:01 p.m. – Officials are now reporting a possible fatality.
SPRING HILL – The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a hit and run crash that left a pedestrian in serious condition.