Woman flown to hospital after accident in Bradenton

MANATEE -- A woman was flown Tuesday night to Bayfront Medical Center following a single-vehicle accident, the Manatee County Emergency Communications Center confirmed.

The accident occurred at about 11:45 p.m. near the intersection of U.S. 301 and Cortez Road.

According to Capt. Larry Leinhauser, public information officer for ECC, the female was ejected from a vehicle and pinned under a tire.

He said the driver fled the scene through the mall parking lot, but was unsure if he went to get help or for another reason.

No updates were given on either of their conditions.