Hit-and-run victim in serious condition following collision in Fort Myers

A man is in serious condition after he was struck by a vehicle late Tuesday as he was walking on Austin Street south of Woodland Boulevard in Fort Myers.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the 55-year-old man was walking southbound along traffic when an unknown vehicle traveling southbound on Austin St. struck the man after completing a right turn from Woodland Blvd.

The hit-and-run victim sustained serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital. The FHP has not released his identity.

At this time the driver and vehicle that struck the man remain unknown.

If anyone has information regarding the crash, contact Crime Stoppers or the Florida Highway Patrol at 239-938-1800. The criminal investigation is ongoing.

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