Public help is needed to help solve a hit-and-run

Moped involved in accident on March 22. [Florida Highway Patrol]

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Posted March 22, 2023 | Staff report

The Florida Highway Patrol is looking for information about a hit-and-run that occurred at approximately 12:04 a.m. on March 22.

The crash involved a 2014 black Cadillac sedan and a 2022 orange Moped on US Highway 441 near Southeast 73 Street in Ocala.  The driver of the black Cadillac fled from the scene on foot.

FHP is seeking information from members of the public who may have come to the scene to render first aid to the victim and might have seen the driver of the Cadillac.

Black Cadillac sedan was left abandoned at the scene of a crash that occurred on March 22.

According to a press release from FHP, the driver of the Moped was transported to Ocala Regional Medical Center with serious injuries.

Anyone with information can call the FHP Communication Center in Jacksonville at 1-800-387-1290 or Crime Stoppers at (352) 368-7867, or text *FHP.

According to Florida Uniform Traffic Citation Statistics reports for Marion County, 225 people were charged with leaving the scene of an accident in 2022; in 2021, there were 201; in 2020, there were 252; and in 2019, there were 255.



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