Hit and Run Crash on Hwy 98

PANAMA CITY BEACH-- Bay County sheriff's deputies and the Florida Highway Patrol investigating a hit and run traffic crash.

It happened around 2 a.m. Thursday on Highway 98 near Wildwood Road in Panama City Beach.

Bay County sheriff's officials say a small SUV was west bound on Highway 98 when another SUV ran through a red light and plowed into the back of the it.

The collision caused one of the SUV's to flip over and slide almost 400 feet away from the site.

Sixty-five year old Joseph Murphy was in the vehicle that was struck and was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The driver who caused the crash took off on foot.

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