WCTV | Tallahassee, Thomasville, Valdosta | News, Weather, Sports

Deputies: Man hit Victim with SUV After Fight

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Associated Press Release

SPRING HILL, Fla. (AP) -- A man has been arrested after authorities say he purposefully struck a relative with an SUV following an argument.

Hernando County Sheriff's officials said 28-year-old Phillip Atkins was visiting family members in Spring Hill when he and another male relative got into a fight Friday night. After the fight, authorities said Atkins left and returned a short time later and struck Randall Nelson with his Ford Expedition SUV.

Authorities said Nelson was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Atkins has been charged with aggravated battery with great bodily harm and is being held on $100,000 bond.


WCTV 1801 Halstead Blvd. Tallahassee, FL 32309
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 211685981 - wctv.tv/a?a=211685981