FMPD still searching for SUV involved in hit-and-run, gives update on bicyclist’s condition

Published: April 20, 2022 10:37 PM EDT
Updated: April 21, 2022 2:10 PM EDT

The Fort Myers Police Department is still seeking information about a crash that happened earlier this month. WINK News first told you about this hit-and-run on April 5.

WINK News received the new video above of the vehicle they believe was involved in the hit-and-run from FMPD. Note, the police department said the man walking is not involved in the crash.

Police say the driver of a white 2007-2010 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT with a white topper on the bed hit a bicyclist near the intersection of Fowler and Lafayette Streets in Fort Myers around 8:45 p.m. on Monday, April 4.

The bicyclist that was hit suffered life-threatening injuries and remained in the hospital as of last week. The man sustained serious bodily injuries, including several broken bones. Right now, that bicyclist is in stable condition.

If you have any information about the crash or where the truck is, you are being asked to call Fort Myers police at 239-321-7700 or Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477).