WEAR - Search Results
Bill passes the senate that stiffens penalties for 'leaving the scene'
A bill that would stiffen the penalties for leaving the scene of a deadly accident has passed the state senate.
The legislation was written after a drunk driver hit and killed a bicyclist.
The driver turned himself in *after he sobered up and was sentenced to less than two years in prison.
The new bill would create a minimum mandatory sentence of four years.
The Florida House still has to vote on the plan.