Florida HIghway Patrol Crash Police crime

Charlotte County Hit and Run, Suspect Sought

Port Charlotte, Fla – On November 16, 2020, Troopers responded to aserious injury hit and run crash on US 41 and Dahlgren Avenue. In the crash, the victim was riding his motorcycle northbound on US 41. The hit and run vehicle, traveling southbound on US 41, recklessly crossed onto the northbound lanes, and collided with the motorcycle.  The motorcycle rider sustained a serious injury and was transported to a local area hospital. The hit and run vehicle (later determined to be a 2016-2017, Honda Accord with a Pennsylvania License Tag) fled the scene.

On December 3, 2020, through weeks of investigative work, troopers discovered a 2016 Honda Accord with a Pennsylvania License Tag, parked at a residential address on Marco Island, Florida. The owner of the Honda was cooperative, and the Honda had no obvious damage to the front. Upon closure inspection, Troopers determined the front portion of the Honda had been repaired. Troopers further determined a transporter company was hired to drive the Honda on November 12, 2020, from the owner’s residence in Pennsylvania, to the residential address on Marco Island.

The Honda was returned to the owner late, on November 19, with no obvious damage. Upon further examination, troopers determined this vehicle to be the hit and run vehicle.

Troopers are seeking to locate Joseph Borisovich Dolbun, date of birth of 07/01/1998 of North Port, Florida, as a person of interest in this incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call *FHP or Crimestoppers.

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