ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – On December 25, a 56-year-old man walking along the North Sidewalk on 18th Avenue S. stepped out of the curb to cross the street in the 1900 block and was hit.
A blue Kia Sedan and a gray sedan (unknown brand) were heading west on 18th Avenue South. First, the Kia hit him, and a few moments later, the gray sedan hit him while he was still lying on the road.
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Neither the Kia nor the gray sedan remained in place. The victim died on the spot. His name will be released once the relatives are notified.
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18th Avenue S. was closed to traffic on 20th St. for approximately 3 hours in connection with the examination.
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At this point, the Kia and the gray sedan are still at large. If anyone has information on both vehicles, please contact St. Petersburg Police Department at 727-893-7780 or send an SMS to SPPD plus your tip to TIP411.