Hit and run crash occurs on University Parkway

kirby@bradenton.comMay 22, 2014 

SARASOTA-There was a hit and run crash going westbound on University Parkway at 11 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The suspect, described as driving a dark blue or black Ford F250 pickup truck, was going faster than the victim's car in the right lane on University Parkway near the intersection with Sarasota Lakes Boulevard, according to a report. The suspect struck the back left side of the victim's car when swerving into the left lane and then fled the scene.

There were four passengers in addition to the driver in the victim's car. There were no injuries, according to the report.

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