DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA (AP) – A 27-year-old man from Florida crashed into a vehicle
on Interstate 95, causing an accident. The man stole another man’s vehicle that was
standing to help the accident.
Florida Highway Patrol Lieutenant Kim Montes stated that a man named Zachary Searls had
an accident Monday night. Searls’ vehicle crashed into the van in front of him, hit the tree
and caught fire.
52-year-old Felix Coffman, who passed the scene, stopped to assist in the accident. Searls
got into Coffman’s vehicle and drove away, according to Lieutenant Montes.
Volusia County sheriff’s deputies found the stolen vehicle outside Searls’ house after a while
and arrested and arrested Searls. Searls was accused of vehicle theft, causing an accident,
escaping from non-violent cops, and driving without a license.
Searls, who has no lawyer, is being held on $ 6,000 bail.