Winter Haven police search for hit and run driver, passenger

10:05 AM, Nov 2, 2012   |    comments
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Winter Haven, Florida -- Winter Haven Police are searching for two men who ran from the scene of an accident involving injuries early Friday morning.

Police say around 12:48 a.m., Marilyn Black was driving a 2001 Cadillac sedan south on Lake Howard Dr., SW when a dark green and tan Ford Expedition crossed the center line and hit the front of Black's car.

Black, 52, and her passenger, 68-year-old Amos Robinson was taken to Winter Haven Hospital with minor injuries. 

Witnesses told police the driver of the Expedition was a Hispanic man with a chin-strap style beard and short hair and his passenger was a heavyset black man. The Expedition has significant damage to the front, left portion of the SUV.

Anyone with any information on the whereabouts of the vehicle, driver or passenger is asked to call Sgt. Ken Nichols at 863-291-5733 or the Winter Haven Police Department at 863-291-5853.

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