Florida Highway Patrol reported a hit and run crash that occurred Sunday night on Beneva Rd.
The crash happened just south of Proctor rd. around 7 P.M. when witnesses stated that a vehicle on Beneva Lane was heading east failed to stop at a stop sign and crashed into a Toyota Avalon driven by Leo Katz an elderly Sarasota man. Katz was heading south on Beneva Rd in the slow lane when the car collided with his Toyota.
The suspect the sped away from the accident scene, the collision of which resulted in Mr. Katz and three additional passengers of the Avalon sustaining minor injuries. Katz later received treatment for his injuries at Sarasota Memorial.
FHP Troopers have asked that anyone who may have witnessed the crash or has additional knowledge to contact them at 492-5850 to help resolve the case.