Police find car involved in a hit-and-run in Fort Myers

Writer: Matthew Seaver
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Credit: Fort Myers Police Department

Fort Myers police needed your help looking for a car involved in a hit-and-run on Thursday night. On Friday, FMPD announced the car had been found.

Police say a car hit a bicycle at the intersection of Colonial Boulevard and Solomon Boulevard in Fort Myers around 5 p.m. on Thursday.

Witnesses told police they saw a small blue sedan, which some believed to be a Honda, with a partial tag of HPV or HBV leaving the scene after hitting the bike. Police say it was last seen traveling towards Cape Coral on Colonial Boulevard.

Police say the man on the bike was experiencing a medical episode when they arrived. He was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital for further medical care. The crash left that bicyclist in critical condition.

Officers say they used both investigation techniques and technology to locate the car in Lehigh Acres. Authorities do not have anyone in custody yet, but criminal charges are pending.

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