FHP looking for hit-and-run driver in Bradenton wreck

MANATEE -- Florida Highway Patrol troopers were looking for the driver of a vehicle that fled the scene of an accident on University Parkway on Monday.

About 6:35 p.m., the driver of a diesel Dodge Ram drifted from the center lane of westbound University Parkway and struck another westbound vehicle. After the collision, the driver of the Ram fled the scene, according to an FHP report.

The driver of the other vehicle was not injured.

The accident happened near the intersection with Cooper Creek Boulevard.

The Ram was described as possibly having flat gray paint. It had a lifted body and large tires. The driver was a man, according to the report.

Anyone with information about the driver or the vehicle can call Florida Highway Patrol at 239-938-1800.