ELLENTON -- A 12-year-old Ellenton female student was struck by a hit-and-run driver at 5:40 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The student had gotten off a school bus and walking over the covered-bridge crossing at King Bridge Plaza when a black Toyota Camry southbound passed a vehicle stopped for the school bus and hit the girl with the left-side mirror and left. The vehicle had a possible Florida tag of 8120KS.
The student sustained minor injuries, according to FHP
Anyone with information on the driver or vehicle is asked to contact the Florida Highway Patrol at 941-751-7647.