MANATEE -- An unknown driver rear-ended another vehicle on University Parkway early Wednesday and then fled the scene, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The 20-year-old victim was riding a moped west on University Parkway near the intersection with Tuttle Avenue at 1:20 a.m. when a vehicle struck him from behind, troopers said.
The suspect vehicle then fled westbound on University Parkway, but troopers said a grey portion of a front bumped was left behind. The victim couldn't provide a description of the vehicle.
If anyone has information regarding the hit and run please contact Trooper J. Torres at the Florida Highway Patrol (239-938-1800).