Driver flees car that crashed into house

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BRADENTON - Authorities are investigating a car crash in Bradenton in which a car slammed into the side of a house and flipped over.

It happened around 4:30pm in the 1400 block 15th Street East.

Authorities tell ABC 7 that the driver fled on foot, and a passenger in the car suffered serious injuries and was transported to Manatee Memorial Hospital.

Manatee County Sheriff's deputies are searching for the driver.

A witness at the scene told ABC 7 that the driver jumped out of the car before the crash, leaving the passenger to try to gain control of it.

We'll have more on this story as it develops.