Florida Navy Veteran Left in Road by Hit and Run Driver
Veteran hit by car while riding bike, driver flees
CBS 12 News Vincent Crivelli August 24, 2017
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — Bloody, bruised, and battered. He served our country, but a local veteran almost died right here at home. The 37-year-old father, left for dead in Delray Beach by a hit and run driver.
On Monday evening, father of two, Ian Rose went on a bike ride down Linton Avenue in Delray Beach when he was hit from behind and thrown off his bike. “So I landed face first, heard a crack of my head hitting the sidewalk was the last thing that I heard until I woke up,” said Rose. He broke several bones in his face, and bruised his ribs.
He isn’t sure how long he was unconscious, but when he woke up the driver was nowhere to be found. “The most painful thing that I’ve experienced,” said Rose. With no one around to help, Rose got back on his bike drenched in blood and peddled a mile to get home. read more here