87-year-old man accused of Riverside Dr hit-and-run in Charlotte County

Writer: Joey Pellegrino
Robert Moses, 87. Credit: Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office

An 87-year-old man was arrested after the troopers say he seriously injured a motorcyclist in a Monday evening hit-and-run crash on Riverside Drive in Charlotte County.

According to FHP, Robert Moses was driving his Toyota Camry east on Riverside Drive, approaching Glenholm Avenue in the Cleveland area around 5:45 p.m. A 61-year-old man on a Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling west on Riverside Drive, approaching Glenholm Avenue at the same time. Moses made a left turn in front of the approaching motorcycle and collided with it.

The motorcyclist was seriously injured and transported to an area hospital. Moses drove away after the crash but was later located by law enforcement. He was placed under arrest and booked into the Charlotte County Jail. Moses faces a charge of leaving the scene of a crash involving injury.

The crash remains under investigation.

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