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Student injured in Lehigh hit-and-run, picture of suspect pickup released

Posted at 10:04 AM, Sep 13, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-13 20:49:21-04

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. — Florida Highway Patrol and Crime Stoppers are looking for information related to a Tuesday morning hit-and-run.

The incident happened just after 6:30 a.m., according to FHP.

Troopers say a 15-year-old girl was struck by a pickup truck while standing at a bus stop at the intersection of Champion Avenue and Banning Street.

An image of a suspect pickup truck was released; it is a 1998 GMC with Florida tag number 37AXNY. It is believed to have a missing left-side mirror and damage to the front headlamp.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call FHP or Southwest Florida Crime stoppers.