SARASOTA, Fla. -- April 11, 2017 -- 9 a.m.
Officers with the Sarasota Police Department are investigating a hit and run crash with serious injuries that occurred at approximately 2 a.m. today, Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at the intersection of North Pineapple Avenue and 1st Street, Sarasota.
The victim, a male in his late 20's, was in the road at the intersection of North Pineapple Ave. and 1st St. when he was struck by a white Chevy Silverado. It's unknown at this time why the victim was in the road. The victim's name is currently being withheld.
The Chevy Silverado left the scene without offering assistance to the victim. The victim was transported to Sarasota Memorial Hospital as a trauma alert and is currently in critical condition.
Officers are searching for a white Chevy Silverado with possible left front quarter panel damage.
Anyone with any information is asked to call Traffic Homicide Investigator Officer Jason Frank 941-364-7370.