Victim struck by vehicle after falling in front of Palmetto Elementary School, driver sought

Victim struck by vehicle after falling in front of Palmetto Elementary School, driver sought

PALMETTO, Fla. (WWSB) - Palmetto Police are investigating a hit-and-run that took place on Friday evening in front of Palmetto Elementary School.

Police say that around 8:45 p.m., a male victim fell into the roadway and while lying in the street he was hit by a vehicle. The victim was seriously injured and is being treated at a local hospital.

It’s possible the driver of the vehicle may not have realized that they struck a person, according to police, who say the driver did not stop.

Anyone with any information on this incident should contact Palmetto Police immediately.

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