Sarasota County – Florida Highway Patrol has announced that one person is in critical condition after a hit and run accident in Sarasota County Tuesday Afternoon.

According to the report by FHP, the fatal crash began as a dark silver sedan was traveling westbound on East Bay Street approaching the school crosswalk (marked with flashing yellow lights and yellow signage).

The Bicyclist was traveling northbound within the aforementioned crosswalk on East Bay Street.

The dark silver sedan failed to stop for the pedestrian and struck her right side with the front of the sedan.

The pedestrian and the bicycle came to a final rest within the westbound travel lane of East Bay Street.

The dark silver sedan fled the scene in a westbound direction of East Bay Street. The vehicle is described as a dark silver in color sedan with windshield and front end damage.

The Florida Highway Patrol is requesting anyone with information on this Hit and Run crash to call *FHP (*347) or Crime Stoppers.