Tampa Police Detectives Looking for Hit and Run Driver

03/18/15

Video of the car just before the accident available at http://youtu.be/QpAtA0Dc-jU

The vehicle in this video is turning approximately three minutes before the 911 call and hit the pedestrian just after making the left hand turn onto Floribraska.

WHERE: 3002 North Nebraska Avenue, Tampa

WHEN: 7/18/2014, 1:14 a.m.

VICTIM: Gavin Carter, 8/28/1990, B/M, 3103 East Frierson Avenue, Tampa

DETAILS: The victim was standing on the north Floribraska sidewalk holding his bicycle when the vehicle traveling north on Nebraska make a wide left turn onto the sidewalk and hit the victim. The driver of the vehicle took off towards I275. The victim was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. He was released from the hospital this morning.
The vehicle is a gray or similar colored sedan with turn signals in the side rearview mirrors.
If you have information, please contact CrimeStoppers to be eligible for a $1,000 reward.  1-800-873-TIPS or call Tampa Police 813-231-6130.
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