2 injured in Manatee County hit and run

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MANATEE COUNTY - Authorities are looking for a driver after two people are injured in a hit and run crash.

It happened Dec. 23 around 7 pm on County Road 638 (15th Street East).

A male driving a 2004 Hyundai SantaFe rear-ended 22-year-old Ameshia Crawford of Avon Park, which then rear-ended 28-year-old Carlotta Jackson of Bradenton.

The driver of the Chevy Malibu then left the scene without providing any information.

Crawford was taken to Manatee Memorial Hospital in serious condition. Jackson suffered only minor injuries.

Anyone who may have witnessed this crash or has knowledge as to the identity and location of the hit and run Driver or Vehicle, is asked to contact the Florida Highway Patrol at 238-938-1800.