Jahiem Robertson, 13, Succumbs To Injuries Suffered During Vehicle Crash In Suspected DUI Incident
By Space Coast Daily // April 28, 2017
FIVE STUDENT STRUCK AT BUS STOP
CENTRAL FLORIDA • POINCIANA, FLORIDA – Jahiem Robertson, 13, died Friday due to injuries he suffered during a vehicle crash when he was struck by a suspected drunk driver.
The incident occurred on Thursday about 5 p.m. when five students were hit by John Camfield, 48, after they exited a school bus on Allegheny Road near Athabasca in Poinciana, Florida.
The other students injured have been identified by authorities as Jonte Robinson, 15, Jasmine Robertson, 14, Rylan Pryce, 12, and Juan Mena, 13.
Polk County Sheriff’s Deputies took Camfield into custody Thursday night and charged him with DUI in connection with the hit-and-run crash.
According to Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd, seven hours after the crash Camfield registered a .14 after a breathalizer test.
According to officials, the school bus was not on scene when the students were hit, and all were students at Dundee Ridge Middle Academy.
According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, Camfield struck the five students, the fled the scene.
He was then involved in a crash with another vehicle and arrested by off-duty Polk Sheriff’s Deputy Jonathan Quintana, whose daughter was at the bus stop crash scene, but uninjured.
An occupant in the vehicle Camfield struck was a woman who is four months pregnant, who was injured.
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