Apopka's former chief administrator faces hit-and-run charges

- Apopka's former chief administrator Richard Anderson bonded out of jail overnight. Anderson is facing charges for allegedly leaving the scene of a violent crash. Today the city is expected to discuss Anderson's arrest. 

According to the Orlando Sentinel the Apopka City Council is set to assess whether or not they should terminate Anderson's $22,000 contract with the city. 

The retired city administrator bonded out of jail after turning himself in Tuesday on a warrant. The Seminole County Sheriff's Office says Richard Anderson was charged with leaving the scene of an accident. 

State Troopers announced earlier this month that Anderson was a person of interest in the investigation of an April hit-and-run in Lake County. Troopers say Anderson's Dodge Ram plowed head-on into a Toyota Corolla on State Road 46 near Sorrento. 

The Orlando Sentinel also reports that the victim in the crash has filed a negligent-driving lawsuit against Anderson. 

Currently Anderson has provided lobbying and consulting services since 2014. City council is set to meet Wednesday afternoon at 1:30.

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