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Truck sought after hit and run on I-75 Wednesday morning

Posted at 8:53 AM, Dec 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-20 20:58:37-05

UPDATE: Florida Highway Patrol is looking for two cars involved in a hit and run crash on Interstate 75 Wednesday morning.

Troopers say a Chevrolet Express and a Kia Forte were slowing down to oncoming traffic, when a pickup truck behind them was unable to slow down.

It hit the Express, which caused that driver to hit the Forte. 

Another car, a red mini van, was switching lanes, when it ran into the Forte. 

Both the drivers in the pickup truck and the mini van fled the scene.

The driver of the truck is described as a Hispanic male late 30's to early 40s years of age. 

The driver of the mini van is described as a Hispanic male 20's to early 30's years of age.

If anyone has any information on this crash, you're asked to contact the Florida Highway Patrol at 239-938-1800.


FORT MYERS, Fla. --  Troopers are looking for a vehicle involved in a hit and run crash on Interstate 75 Wednesday morning.

The crash happened around 6:30 a.m. on the overpass at the Daniels Road exit at mile marker 131.

Troopers tell Fox 4 that a small red pickup truck fled the scene with possible front end damage.  The driver is described as a heavy-set Hispanic man in his 30's.

A total of 4 vehicles were involved in the crash.

Southbound traffic was backed up for several miles after the crash.