FHP: Driver strikes cable box in Manatee, flees scene

MANATEE -- No one was injured when a driver struck a Bright House cable box with his car and fled the scene Friday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.October 11, 2013 

The unidentified driver was headed southbound on 85th Street Court East at Linger Lodge Road around 6:15 p.m. when he or she failed to negotiate a curve and traveled onto the shoulder of the road, FHP investigators said.

An unknown part of the vehicle collided with the cable box at the corner of the intersection, and the driver fled the scene.

No description of the vehicle was available.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash or has any information about the driver or vehicle is asked to contact FHP at 239-938-1800.

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