Approximate location of a hit and run on I-75. Credit: Maxar Technologies

Authorities searching for vehicle after Lee County hit and run

Investigators need help finding an unknown vehicle responsible for a hit-and-run crash in Lee County early Monday morning.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the suspect’s vehicle was northbound on the inside lane of the I-75 airport extension ramp. The victim, a 25-year-old Fort Myers man, was northbound on the outside lane of the ramp. The right side of the suspect’s vehicle collided with the left side of the victim’s, causing his car to travel off the roadway right. The front of his car collided with a light pole and exit sign on the east grassy shoulder of I-75.

The vehicle responsible left the scene of the crash. Anyone who has information regarding this crash is asked to contact the FHP or Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers at 1-(800)-780-8477.

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