Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 11-096

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • March 22, 2011
    • Contact Person:
    • Cristal Bermudez Nunez : cbermude@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8118

    Detectives Still Searching For Hit And Run Suspect

    Pedestrian seriously injured in hit and run accident.
    • Friday
    • March 11, 2011
    • Time: 7:25 PM
    • Bruce B Downs Boulevard & 131st Avenue East
    • Tampa, FL


    Suspect Vehicle:

    4-door, mid-sized black in color SUV, possibly a Jeep Grand Cherokee with possible front end damage.


    On March 11, 2011 at approximately 7:25 p.m., the victim was crossing Bruce B Downs Blvd. within the crosswalk when she was struck by a black sports utility vehicle.  The suspect vehicle, which had the right-of-way, did not stop after hitting the victim. The pedestrian was taken to Tampa General Hospital where she was treated for serious injuries. Detectives are asking for the public's assistance in finding the driver who fled the scene.

    Anyone with information regarding the suspect or have additional information about this crime is asked to contact the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813- 247-8200or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS.
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