Woman, baby critically injured after getting struck by hit-and-run driver in West Palm Beach

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – A hit-and-run driver struck a woman and her five-month-old baby on Caribbean Boulevard Friday. 

The collision occurred before 9:45 p.m., The Boca Post reported. The hit-and-run driver did not see the woman and her baby and hit them. Both were thrown to the right shoulder. 

The driver was found and identified as Daniel Pierre Elie. 

Elie will face charges. 

It is unclear if alcohol and impairment were contributing factors in the collision. 

The woman and the baby were treated on scene and hospitalized at St. Mary’s Medical Center for critical, life-threatening injuries. Their current condition is unknown. 

More details will come when they are available. 

The West Palm Beach car accident lawyers of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. have provided this story for informational purposes only, and it should not be construed as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in a collision that was someone else’s fault, we would like to discuss your options for pursuing financial compensation at your convenience. Contact our offices today for a free consultation by calling  800.689.8180 or filling out our online contact form.

Last Updated : November 7, 2022


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