Venice woman seriously injured in hit-and-run crash - WFLA News Channel 8

Venice woman seriously injured in hit-and-run crash

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Investigators with the Florida Highway Patrol collected evidence from the crash site in Venice late Saturday night. Investigators with the Florida Highway Patrol collected evidence from the crash site in Venice late Saturday night.
VENICE, FL (WFLA) - Investigators with the Florida Highway Patrol are asking for the public’s assistance in tracking down a hit-and-run driver who fled on foot from a serious two-vehicle crash late Saturday night in Venice.

The incident occurred at approximately 11:50 p.m. at the intersection of US 41 and Rubens Dr.

According to a FHP report Connie Davis was traveling north on US 41 in the outside lane approaching the intersection when a 2001 Lincoln Continental ran a stop sign and pulled directly into Davis’ path. She was operating a 2013 Honda motorcycle.
 
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The Continental’s driver violated Davis’ right of way. The front of the bike collided with the left side of the car, ejecting Davis onto the pavement. She was not wearing a helmet and suffered serious injuries.

Davis, a 51-year-old Venice resident, was transported to Venice Regional Hospital. Her condition is not known.

The driver of the other vehicle ran away on foot. No description is available.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact the Florida Highway Patrol’s Ft. Myers Regional Communications Center at 239-938-1800 – case # FHPF13OFF068117.

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