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Florida Highway Patrol searching for hit and run driver

Posted at 6:33 PM, Dec 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-24 21:45:47-05

LEE COUNTY, Fla. — Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) is searching for a hit and run driver that caused a collision on Orange River Blvd. at River Grove Lane, at 10:30 p.m. on Dec. 23.

The unidentified vehicle - described as an SUV, possibly blue in color - was traveling eastbound on Orange River Blvd. and made an illegal U-turn at River Grove Lane, causing the collision before the driver fled the scene.

Minor injuries were reported for children who were passengers in the car that was hit.

If anyone has information regarding this crash, call *FHP or Crimestoppers.