Sanford cops looking for motorist Involved in hit & run of pedestrian

Photo for Headline Surfer / Driver's side mirror from a dark in color Mini Copper broken off and at the scene of a hit-and-run crash involvinng the driver who struck a pedestrian, according to Sanford police.

By HENRY FREDERICK / Headline Surfer

SANFORD, Fla. -- Sanford cops are looking for the driver involved in the hit and run of a pedestrian resulting in serious injuries, which occurred six days ago. 

Here is a synopsis of what occurred 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, according to an email media alert from Sanford P.D. to Headline Surfer: Sanford Police responded to a report of a hit and run crash just south of the intersection of French Ave and 25th St.  An adult male pedestrian was located with serious injuries and transported to the hospital.

Based on the investigation, it was determined that the pedestrian was attempting to cross eastbound French Ave, when a vehicle traveling north bound struck him. The motorist left the scene without rendering aid or providing information.

Based on witness statements and debris left at the scene, the vehicle is believed to be a dark in color Mini Cooper.  The vehicle involved would likely have front-end damage and the side mirror, most likely from the driver’s side of the car, would be missing.

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