MANATEE -- A hit-and-run driver struck a vehicle in a parking lot at 4:50 p.m. Monday at 5899 Whitfield Ave., according to Florida Highway Patrol.
FHP has no description of the vehicle that struck a parked 2007 Hummer H3 after making a wide right turn, striking the raised cement curb and knocking down a support pole into the front of Hummer. Driving through the parking space next to the Hummer, the hit-and-run driver stopped and backed into the left-front door of the parked car, pulled out from the parking space and fled the scene.
Call Bruce MacWhorter, Florida Highway Patrol, at 941-492-5850, Ext. 31902, with any information concerning this investigation.