Pedestrian critically injured in Sarasota hit-and-run


A pedestrian hit by a car Tuesday evening is in critical condition, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Around 7:43 p.m., a 61-year-old Sarasota woman was walking on Gulf Gate Drive when a car hit her and fled the scene, according to the FHP report. She was taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital for her injuries.

Anyone with information on the crash, the hit-and-run car or the driver can contact FHP trooper Christopher Chan at 941-492-5850.