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Suspected Titusville hit-and-run driver in another crash

Titusville police investigate 2nd crash day after charges dropped

TITUSVILLE, Fla. – Titusville police are investigating after a Ford Econoline van crashed into a small car Wednesday morning, the day after charges were dropped in a hit and run accident by the van driver.

Police say the driver, Thomas Glidewell, 73, was pulling out onto Cheney Highway from a stop sign on Browning Street when he smashed into the passenger side of the other car, which was traveling westbound.

Officials are now questioning the incident because this is the second crash Glidewell has been involved in a month.

In February, Glidewell allegedly hit an 8-year-old boy near Alpine Lane and Delespine Avenue. The boy had to be taken by helicopter to a hospital.

Neighbors called it a hit-and-run. They said Glidewell drove off, came back, then drove off again. The child's grandmother drove after him, getting his license plate.

Tuesday, the state's attorney said there was not enough evidence of a hit-and-run and dropped the charges.

However, following the most recent accident, authorities now say Glidewell will have his license re-evaluated.