Martin County deputies search for driver who hit bike rider

Martin County deputies search for driver who hit bike rider

A driver struck a teenager riding her bike Tuesday and it was caught on camera, according to the Martin County Sheriff's Office.

The sheriff's office has released the video and is asking the pubic for help.

The incident happened just after noon on Kanner Highway in front of Fisherman's Cove.

A silver sedan pulled out of Fisherman's Cove, struck the rider and continued to drive, the sheriff's office said.

Investigators say the driver pulled into a fire station, ran back to check on the injured child, and then raced back to his car and drove off.

The incident was captured on the dash cam of another driver. That motorist stopped to help the child who crawled to the side of the road,

The teenager was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.

If you have any information you are asked to call the Martin County Sheriff's Office at 220-7170, or 911.

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