JAN. 10, 2022 | FORT PIERCE–The Fort Pierce Police Department is searching for the driver involved in a hit-and-run that sent a passenger of a city transit bus to a hospital Friday.
Officers said they responded to the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Avenue D. at about 11:10 a.m. Friday.
A white Mercedes was traveling south on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard when the vehicle hit a city transit bus, the Mercedes driver lost control and the vehicle then knocked over a city utility box, causing lights at the intersection to lose power, police said.
The driver of the Mercedes then walked away from the scene.
One person from the bus was taken to a hospital, police said.