Hit-and-run driver injures Safety Harbor teen - FOX 13 News

Hit-and-run driver injures Safety Harbor teen

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SAFETY HARBOR (FOX 13) -

Authorities in Pinellas County are asking for the public's assistance in tracking down a hit-and-run driver who sent a 16-year-old Safety Harbor girl to the hospital.

The incident occurred Friday night at approximately 9:30 p.m. near the intersection of 10th Ave. North and 7th St. North in the Lincoln Highlands subdivision.

According to a Pinellas County Sheriff's Office report Tiara Craddock was walking along the roadway with several friends when she was hit by a motorcycle heading east on 7th St. North.

The teen was airlifted by helicopter to Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver failed to stop to attend to the injured girl. No suspect description is available at this time. Several pieces of broken plastic - blue in color- were found at the scene.

If you have any information about this case please contact Deputy William Short with PCSO at 727-582-6200.

The investigation continues.

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