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Man in critical condition after hit and run in DeSoto County

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Posted at 5:18 AM, Mar 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-05 05:18:42-05

DESOTO COUNTY, Fla. — Shortly after 11:00 p.m. on March 3rd, the driver of the Nissan Altima was traveling east on Carlstrom Field Road, approaching the intersection of State Road 31 in DeSoto County.

A Ford Focus was parked and unoccupied on the grass shoulder located at the intersection of State Road 31 and Carlstrom Field Road.

The driver of the Nissan traveled off the roadway hitting a 26-year-old man from Bowling Green, FL who is in critical condition.

He was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital. The driver fled the scene on foot.

If you have any information regarding this hit and run please submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477), visit or call FHP.