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FMPD seeks public’s help locating vehicle involved in hit and run

By Staff | Mar 18, 2020

The Fort Myers Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a vehicle involved in a hit and run accident on Ballard Road, at approximately 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 17. The accident occurred near Lura Street and injured a pedestrian. The FMPD said the vehicle was described as a blue Dodge caravan or Chrysler Voyager, early 2000 model year with Florida plates, and damage to the front passenger side. The vehicle fled westbound on Ballard Road and made a left turn onto southbound Veronica Shoemaker Boulevard.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact investigator Justin Trask at 239-322-4489 or JTrask@fmpolice.com. Tips can also be submitted on the new TRUEBLUE app that is free and available for download on the iOS App Store and Google Play Marketplace or submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477). Tipsters will remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward of up to $3,000.