Pedestrian seriously injured in Englewood East hit-and-run crash

Writer: Joey Pellegrino
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The site of a hit-and-run crash at an intersection in Englewood East, Monday, November 21, 2022. Credit: Google Maps

A pedestrian was seriously injured in a Monday night hit-and-run crash at an intersection in Englewood East.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, an unknown driver was traveling north in what witnesses described as a black SUV from Oceanspray Boulevard to turn left and travel west on SR-776 around 6:45 p.m. A 29-year-old Englewood man was walking south in the unpaved median at the intersection. Witnesses say the SUV collided with the pedestrian and drove west on SR-776.

The whereabouts of the SUV are currently unknown, and the pedestrian was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.

Anyone with information on this hit-and-run crash can contact FHP at (239) 938-1800 or *FHP (*347) on a cellular phone, or call Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-8477.

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