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Hit and run vehicle sought in Fort Myers

Vehicle is described as a black sedan
Posted at 2:32 PM, Apr 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-06 14:32:41-04

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Lee County deputies are hoping someone can provide information on a hit and run accident that occurred Thursday night next to a popular ice cream shop.

Deputies say shortly after 9:00 p.m. on April 5th, a car was attempting to turn from San Carlos Boulevard to get to the Love Boat Ice Cream store (located at 16229 San Carlos Boulevard), when it was struck by a black sedan.  The crash forced that car into another vehicle. Fortunately the occupants of those two vehicle were not injured.

The driver of the black sedan immediately fled the scene.  Deputies say the driver was a male and that the black sedan suffered heavy front end damage.

If you know anything about this hit and run crash, deputies want to speak with you.  Anyone with information is asked to call the Lee County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit at (239) 477-1636.  

Or, to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000, call Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477). Tips may also be made online at or by submitting a tip on the P3Tips app.