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FHP: Bicyclist Seriously Injured Following Hit and Run on A1A in Fort Pierce

FHP has provided the attached photo of the suspect grey Toyota pickup truck obtained from surveillance video near the time of the crash.

St. Lucie County - Monday March 6, 2023: A 57 year old man was still in critical condition Monday mid-day after being struck Friday evening, while he was riding a bicycle, by a vehicle that fled the scene.

The crash occurred around 7:30 p.m. March 3 at 10044 State Road A1A, just north of Pepper Lane in St. Lucie County.

Florida Highway Patrol provided the attached photo of the suspected vehicle that hit the man. Pictured is a grey or silver colored Toyota pickup truck. The image was obtained from surveillance video near the time of the crash.

The crash was initially reported as a fatal hit and run but the bicyclist later regained a pulse and was transported to HCA Lawnwood hospital.

A Monday news release from FHP states that the man was in critical condition "with no brain activity", adding that the case "is expected to be upgraded to a criminal fatal case."

FHP reports that the cyclist was riding south in the 10000 block of Ocean Drive within a designated bike lane when a vehicle heading north on A1A/Ocean Drive "appeared to enter the bike lane, and the right side of the vehicle struck the cyclist."

Parts located at scene indicate that the suspect vehicle is a 2007-2015 Toyota Tundra or Sequoia that is gray or silver in color. The vehicle would be missing a right side mirror and mirror cover.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 1800-273-8477, you can remain anonymous. Or you can submit a tip through

You can also contact FHP directly by dialing *FHP (*347) and advising our dispatch of the information using the case number.

The Traffic Homicide Investigator is Corporal Cody Brown and can be reached at