Jacksonville police search for driver in hit-and-run crash

Crash on downtown street left man with critical injuries

By Roxy Tyler - Web producer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Jacksonville police are search for a driver who hit a man on Union Street around 10:30 p.m. Saturday, and then fled.

Detectives said when they arrived on the scene just east of Jefferson Street in downtown Jacksonville, they found a man lying in the roadway.

The unidentified man was rushed to UF Health with life-threatening injuries, police said.

Witnesses described the vehicle leaving the scene as a dark-colored SUV.

Anyone with information about the hit and run is asked to call JSO at 904-630-0500.

The investigation is ongoing and the story will be updated as information becomes available.


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