BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A Boca Raton man has been charged with leaving the scene of a serious accident that left his car partially submerged in a canal. We reported on the accident earlier. Read the story by clicking here.
Here’s the update from Boca Raton Police: “Boca Raton officers are investigating an early morning single vehicle crash in the Camino Gardens section of the city. Shortly before 6:00 am, Boca Raton Police received a 911 call indicating a car had crashed into the canal at 400 West Camino Gardens Blvd. While the passenger of the vehicle managed to escape with minor injuries, he was unsure if the driver made it out.
The Boca Raton Police Services Dive Team, Police Marine Patrol, Delray Beach Fire Rescue and Boca Raton Fire Rescue conducted an exhaustive search of the canal, rendered aid, and assisted with the removal of the vehicle. More than two hours later, the driver of the vehicle was located a short distance away attempting to conceal himself from officers. He refused to cooperate with investigators. Tyler Hanley, 19, was arrested for leaving the scene of a crash resulting in damage to the vehicle and property, and for failing to give information and render aid.”
PHOTO: TYLER HANLEY BOOKING PHOTO (Last Known Address: 300 Block of NE 7th Street, Boca Raton) | Courtesy Boca Raton Police