On March 14, 2022, at approximately 3:38 am hours, a hit and run crash involving a pedestrian occurred on U.S. Highway 19, just south of Floramar Terrace in New Port Richey.

Police Searching For White Pickup Truck That Hit Pedestrian, Fled Scene On US-19

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL. – On March 14, 2022, at approximately 3:38 am hours, a hit and run crash involving a pedestrian occurred on U.S. Highway 19, just south of Floramar Terrace in New Port Richey.

The pedestrian sustained serious bodily injuries as a result of the crash and was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Witnesses described the suspect vehicle as a white pickup truck that fled the scene southbound on U.S. Highway 19 after the crash occurred.

Video from a nearby intersection was reviewed which shows a white pickup truck traveling southbound on U.S. Highway 19 immediately before the crash.

The suspect vehicle is believed to be a white 2003-2008 Dodge Ram four-door pickup truck with silver or reflective aftermarket mirror covers and black fender flares. The vehicle is believed to have damage to the driver-side mirror and/or headlights.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation should contact Officer N. Campana at 727-232-8950.

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