FHP investigates hit-and-run crashes in Bradenton

MANATEE -- Florida Highway Patrol was investigating two hit-and-run crashes in Bradenton this afternoon, according to the FHP website.

The first accident was reported at 2:14 p.m. at the intersection of 14th Street West and Cortez Road; and the second was reported at 2:27 p.m. at the intersection of U.S. 41 and 60th Avenue West, FHP said.

There were no reports of injuries or road blockage. The website also did not say whether troopers believe the accidents, which happened about 16 blocks apart were releated.