MANATEE — A 17-year-old girl suffered a minor injury to her right arm when she was hit by a car, which sped away, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The incident occurred at 6:40 p.m. Nov. 6 on 30th Street West approaching 51st Avenue West, according to FHP.
The victim told a trooper she was walking north on 30th Street West on the western shoulder of the road when the driver of a red, two-door, sports car, possibly a Honda, hit her arm with a right-side mirror.
The victim was unable to get the license tag. She was taken to Manatee Memorial Hospital by her mother, FHP reports.
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Anyone who may have witnessed this crash or has any knowledge as to the identity and or location of the hit-and-run driver or vehicle is asked to contact the Florida Highway Patrol at 239-938-1800.