FHP Needs Help Identifying Hit and Run Suspect – Three Severely Injured
NEW PORT RICHEY (PASCO) – The Florida Highway Patrol is asking for your help in identifying a hit and run suspect who left the scene of crash on U.S. 19, leaving three people with severe injuries.
According to reports, on Wednesday at 10:47 a.m., a Hyundai Sonata traveling northbound on U.S. 19, north of SR. 54 attempted to change from the inside to the center lane. As a result, the suspect vehicle struck a 1994 Chevy Blazer, causing it to lose control and flip several times. The driver, 22-year-old Derrick Sullivan and two passengers, 20-year-old Shannon Smith and 22-year-old Kelleigh Tracy were all ejected from the vehicle. Sullivan and Smith both sustained serious injuries and were transported to Bayonet Point Hospital. Tracy sustained critical injuries and was also transported to Bayonet Point Hospital.
The driver of the Hyundai fled the scene.
If you have information regarding this case contact the FHP at 813-631-4020
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