car in clearwater hit and run

Clearwater Hit and Run Suspect Arrested Today

CLEARWATER, FL. – Paula Rowe, 45, of Clearwater has been charged with two counts of leaving the scene of a crash involving injury related to the crash on State Road 590 on Friday night.

Paula Rowe, 45

Rowe called Clearwater Police just before 8 this morning, nearly 12 hours after she struck two motorcyclists waiting to turn left on State Road 590. Lawrence Eliachar (DOB 11-4-57) remains in critical condition at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg.

Paula Rowe’s BMW Involved In The Hit and Run

Rowe’s damaged 2007 BMW was impounded and she was booked into the Pinellas County Jail. She said she left the scene because she was scared. When her car broke down after the crash, she had it towed to her apartment complex on U.S. 19.

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