HAINES CITY, Fla. — A Florida man is accused of abandoning his stepdaughters after he ran a stop sign and they were all involved in a rollover crash on Sunday.
According to the Haines City Police Department, Armando De Dio Cruz was driving his 6-year-old and 13-year-old stepdaughters when he violated the right-of-way and crashed into another vehicle.
The SUV he was driving rolled over and the 6-year-old was ejected from the vehicle.
Police say De Dios Cruz, who doesn’t have a valid driver’s license, left the scene without checking to see whether the children were injured. The driver of the other vehicle involved in the crash suffered a broken wrist.
He has been charged with leaving the scene of a crash with injury and child neglect.