Deputies search for hit-and-run driver in Cape Canaveral

Published On: May 17 2013 03:17:43 PM EDT
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -

Brevard County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for the driver who fled the scene of an accident that left a man in his 50s seriously injured in Cape Canaveral.

Local 6 news partner Florida Today reports the collision happened about 11 a.m. on Friday near the intersection of Central Boulevard near State Road A1A. Witnesses said a white vehicle, possibly a Buick or a Cadillac, was seen leaving the crash site moments after apparently striking a bicyclist, officials report.

The driver was described as a heavyset woman, possibly wearing a maroon top with sweatpants, according to an alert issued by the sheriff’s office.

The man’s condition was not immediately known. He was airlifted to Holmes Regional Medical Center for further treatment.