Man found on roadway after apparent hit & run

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL (WFLA) – A man suffering from trauma was found in the middle of the road in Hillsborough County Friday evening, deputies said. They are working to identify the victim who later died.

It happened Friday around 9 p.m. on Central Drive just north of Brandon Boulevard. Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the location to a possible hit and run. When they arrived, they found a man in the middle of the roadway suffering from trauma.

Firefighters took the man to a hospital where he later died.

HCSO deputies haven’t identified the victim’s identity. The man was carrying some methamphetamine. Deputies believe he may be a transient.

If you have any information about the victim or the incident please call the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office at (813)247-8200 or Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay at 1-800-873-8477.


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