St. Petersburg Police Press Release

Chief of Police
1301 First Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL 33705

(727) 893-7550


For Immediate Release
Report number: 2022-035504
Date of original release: 09-17-22

Hit and Run Crash

Release posted on 09-17-22 at 5:02 p.m.

At 11 a.m., today, September 17, 2022, a 21 year old man was on his motorcycle traveling east on Central Avenue in the 5100-block, when a car swerved into the motorcyclist.

This caused the motorcycle to go into oncoming westbound traffic and collide head-on with another vehicle. The suspect vehicle didn't stop and left the scene. The victim suffered life-threatening injuries and is in critical condition at the hospital.

Detectives are trying to locate a white Lincoln Mercury sedan in the attached photo, that was in the area and may have information about the crash.

Anyone with information please call St. Petersburg Police 727-893-7780 or text SPPD + your tip to tip411.

White Lincoln Mercury sedan

White Lincoln Mercury sedan

St. Petersburg Police Media Relations - (727) 893-7550
YOLANDA FERNANDEZ - Public Information Officer