Hit and Run Driver Sought By FHP For Bradenton Crash

The driver of a vehicle that rear-ended another car on Cortez Rd. in Bradenton Monday is being sought by the Florida Highway Patrol.

the accident happened near 5 p.m when a Maroon Dodge Ram pickup truck struck a car waiting to make a left turn onto Cortez road from 51st Street.

Witnesses described the Ram pickup as maroon with peeling paint on the hood and the driver as a “slightly heavy” woman possibly in her twenties with brown hair.

FHP has requested anyone with knowledge of the accident to contact them at  239-938-1800.