The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office is asking for the community's help to find a driver who hit a woman in a Winn Dixie parking lot and left.
St.Johns Co. deputies are searching for the man who hit a women in this Winn Dixie parking lot and drove off. I’ll tell you what he did before he left the scene - AT 5:02 pic.twitter.com/3C38B4XS9W— Beth Rousseau (@BethANJax) March 7, 2018
Sheriff David Shoar said in a Facebook post that the incident happened at the plaza on County Road 210 West at around 7 p.m. Sunday.
When the incident occurred, the driver of the full-size pickup truck, initially stopped to help the woman but as rescue crews and others came to the woman's aid, he drove off, according to police.
I just spoke to the woman who was hit outside a Winn-Dixie in St.Johns County she tells me the driver tried to help but left when she told others that he was the one who hit her. @ActionNewsJax @WOKVNews pic.twitter.com/khw3Nadq37— Beth Rousseau (@BethANJax) March 7, 2018
The hit-and-run driver is described as a heavy set man who's 50 to 60 years old. He was last seen wearing an orange jacket or sweatshirt.
The victim told deputies she was crossing this roadway in the parking lot when she was hit by the truck. She says the driver got out to help but left when others approached. pic.twitter.com/ponW6oZwpK— Beth Rousseau (@BethANJax) March 7, 2018
Deputies say the woman who was hit does not have severe injuries and has been released from the hospital.
Deputies say the woman who was hit in this St.Johns Co. parking lot does not have severe injuries and has been released from the hospital. pic.twitter.com/1eO4mD9p2h— Beth Rousseau (@BethANJax) March 7, 2018
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