Deputies: Man seriously injured in hit-and-run crash in Mulberry

MULBERRY, FL (WFLA) — Polk County Sheriff’s deputies have made an arrest in a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured a pedestrian Thursday morning.

The sheriff’s office has not released the name of the person who was arrested.

Deputies say they were notified of a man lying in the road at Highway 60 West and County Line Road in Mulberry Thursday morning around 5:26 a.m. At that time, they learned the victim had been struck by a vehicle which fled the scene.

The victim, who has not been named, has been transported to Lakeland Regional Health and is listed in critical condition.

Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact the PCSO at 863-298-6200. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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