Man Arrested After Rollover Crash on CR-512 in Sebastian

Oscar Gomez was arrested Thursday after fleeing on foot from a crash scene in Sebastian.
Oscar Gomez was arrested Thursday after fleeing on foot from a crash scene in Sebastian.

SEBASTIAN – Earlier this morning, a single vehicle was involved in a rollover crash on CR-512 near O’Reilly Auto Parts and Sandy’s Grille in Sebastian.

The driver, identified as Oscar Gomez, fled on foot after the crash. He was located not too far from the crash scene and arrested.

Gomez was transported to the hospital for minor injuries.

“After his release, he was placed under arrest for; Leaving the Scene of a Crash and Resisting Officer without Violence,” Sebastian Police Commander Dan Acosta told Sebastian Daily.

Oscar Gomez
Oscar Gomez

The accident involved hitting a fire hydrant, which also closed part of the roadway on CR-512 Thursday morning.

Acosta said Gomez will soon be transported to the Indian River County Jail for processing.

This is a developing story and we will publish updates to our website and Facebook Page as more information is released.

DISCLAIMER: Arrests and mugshots were made public by complaint affidavits, arrest affidavits, and police reports. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty.

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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland and raised in Jupiter, Florida. Andy has been a radio & TV personality since the 1980s. He has worked for WLIZ, WFLX-FOX 29, WIRK, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and WJNO to name a few. After spending 7 years in Atlanta, Georgia during the 1990s, Andy returned to Florida and settled in the small town of Sebastian in 2000. In 2005, he returned to the broadcasting news sector and eventually joined our news team in 2016 as editor in chief. Andy's family has lived in Sebastian for more than 45 years.