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Melbourne police make arrest in hit-and-run from September

Gary Bennett Lane is facing several charges

Melbourne police said officers arrested 67-year-old Gary Lane at his home in Melbourne Beach. (WKMG)

MELBOURNE, Fla. – An arrest has been made in a hit-and-run in Melbourne from this past September, according to the police.

Melbourne police said officers arrested 67-year-old Gary Lane at his home in Melbourne Beach.

Lane is facing several charges: Leaving the scene of a crash involving serious bodily injury, reckless driving with serious bodily injury, leaving the scene of a crash involving property damage and reckless driving involving property damage.

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Police said around 5:08 p.m. on Sept. 26, officers responded to the crash in the area of North Highway A1A and Paradise Boulevard.

The investigation showed a minivan heading southbound on North Highway A1A left the road hit and hit a woman walking on the sidewalk, according to police.

Officers said she suffered significant injuries.

Lane is accused of leaving the scene, according to police.


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