The family of a hit-and-run victim from Lake County is speaking out to identify the offender. A man is in critical condition, and a woman is killed. Around 10:00 p.m., Lady Lake’s Rolling Acres Road and West Lakeview Street, according to the Florida Highway Patrol, were the locations. Sunday.
According to Karry Parsons, the mother of the man in the hospital, the woman who passed away was her son’s girlfriend. She claims that Jonathan Kirkland is her son and Jamie is his girlfriend. According to Parsons, the pair traveled toward a nearby Wawa on a dark lane. Kirkland told his family that before they found themselves on the ground, a car suddenly sped by, but they hadn’t seen any headlights or heard anything.
Parsons remarked that it ” could have saved someone’s life .” “If I were a human, I wouldn’t have been able to carry on; I would have stopped and looked after those individuals.” Kirkland is grieving his girlfriend’s passing while getting better in the hospital in Ocala. According to Parsons, she was fun to be around and the loveliest, most loving person. “[My son] is unfortunate, can’t stop sobbing, and is heartbroken,” I said.
“I think she was [his son’s] soulmate.” According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a Jeep Cherokee produced between 2014 and 2018 was being driven. The couple was walking on the grass shoulder when the driver allegedly ran off the road and collided with them. Kirkland has flown away from the incident.
He’s doing better, Parsons said; they mended his arm. I haven’t gotten a chance to speak with the doctor yet, but I believe he is bleeding from the kidneys. Parsons and her other son left Alabama and traveled to Central Florida as soon as she received the call on Sunday night. Kirkland, according to her, has been transferred from the ICU to the trauma unit.
Parsons added, “I only hope God would’ve found it in his heart to give Jamie another shot as well. I’m pleased that God gave [my son] another chance. The driver will have it more straightforward if they turn themselves in, but Parsons assured them they would still be located. Authorities estimate Jamie’s age to be 40.