MANATEE -- A 27-year-old Bradenton man was critically injured after running into a car's path on University Parkway, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The incident took place at 1:28 p.m. Monday near Lockwood Ridge Road in Manatee County.
FHP troopers said a 30-year-old Sarasota woman driving a Kia Sportage was traveling eastbound in the center lane of University Parkway, just west of Lockwood Ridge Road According to witnesses, the pedestrian got off the Sarasota County Area Transit bus on the south side shoulder of the road and darted out northbound from the shoulder in front of the Kia.
FHP troopers said the front of the Kia collided with the man's left side. The man was at final rest facing in an eastbound direction in the road's center lane.
The man was transported to Sarasota Memorial Hospital with critical injuries, according to a report. The driver of the Kia had no injuries.