Dramatic video shows driver flee frightening hit-and-run crash

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — The Florida Highway Patrol is searching for the driver in a hit-and-run crash that left a 19-year-old man in critical condition.

The incident occurred in the area of US-41 and 14th Street West at about 7:45 a.m. Thursday.

Troopers said a Kia Sedona was stopped at an intersection, then turned left to go into a Race Trac gas station, 7259 14th Street West and hit an Audi A3 that was headed northbound.

The Audi overturned and traveled across the parking lot of the Lanter Inn & Suites. Then it hit a concrete wall, and another car, which was pushed into another vehicle. 

The driver of the Kia left the scene.

Troopers said the 19-year-old driver of the Audi, Jackson Maxwell Kelley of Bradenton was rushed to Sarasota Memorial Hospital with critical injuries.

Now troopers are looking for the driver of a 2003 Kia Sedona, which likely has front end damage.

Those with information should call the Florida Highway Patrol at 941-51-8350. 

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