13-year-old girl in critical condition after hit-and-run in Sarasota County

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A 13-year-old girl is in critical condition after a hit-and-run at a school crosswalk in southern Sarasota County on Tuesday.

The girl was bicycling on a crosswalk at the intersection of East Bay Street and Old Venice Road near Pine View School in Osprey when a dark silver sedan hit her on the right side with the front of the car at 4:16 p.m., according to a written report from the Florida Highway Patrol.

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The car fled the scene in a westbound direction of the street and was described to have windshield and front-end damage, according to the report.

The Florida Highway Patrol is requesting anyone with information on the hit-and-run Hit to call *347 or Crime Stoppers.

This is a developing story.

This article originally appeared on Sarasota Herald-Tribune: Osprey hit-and-run leaves 13-year-old critically injured