SARASOTA -- An older white Mercedes driven by a balding older white male with with gray hair struck a bicyclist at 2:45 p.m. Sunday in the crosswalk on West Fray Street at the intersection with State Road 776, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
After pulling the bicycle out from under the Mercedes, the driver departed southbound on S.R. 776, according to the report.
The 17-year-old bicyclist returned to her mother's home with minor injuries and reported the crash at 6 p.m., according to the report.
No debris or skid marks were found at the scene.
Anyone who may have witnessed this crash or has any knowledge as to the identity / location of the hit-and-run driveror vehicle is asked to contact the Florida Highway Patrol at 941-492-5850 or 239-938-1800.