MANATEE -- A 59-year-old man was struck and critically injured by a hit-and-run driver in Bradenton late Wednesday, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
About 11:30 p.m., the victim was walking a bicycle east along 53rd Avenue West approaching Fifth Street West when he was hit by a vehicle, according to a report.
The man, who FHP said is from Philadelphia, came to rest in the intersection. There was no damage to the bicycle, FHP said.
The victim was taken to Blake Medical Center, where he was listed in critical condition.
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FHP said they did not have a description of the hit-and-run driver or vehicle.
Anyone who witnessed this crash or has information about the hit-and-run driver can call Florida Highway Patrol at 239-938-1800.