Published: Mar 23, 2012 4:02 AM EDT
Updated: Mar 23, 2012 3:30 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- A player with the Tampa Bay Rays is arrested for a serious hit and run crash in Charlotte County.

The Florida Highway Patrol tells WINK News, pitcher Matthew Bush hit the back of a motorcycle, throwing a 72-year-old off the bike.

Troopers say Bush left the scene but they tracked him down a short time later.

The accident happened just after 5 p.m. on Thursday afternoon at the intersection of Murdock Circle and US 41.

Bush faces charges of DUI, driving with a suspended license and leaving the scene of a crash.