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Police search for driver involved in hit-and-run that left woman with broken neck and pelvis

Lloyd was in a medically induced coma, now stable
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Posted at 9:23 AM, Jul 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-19 09:23:09-04

Clearwater Police traffic homicide investigators are searching for the driver of a vehicle that left the scene after striking a pedestrian early Sunday. 

Nekeshia Lloyd, 35, was struck by an unknown vehicle in the 1300 block of South Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue at approximately 1:30 a.m. Investigators have determined the accident happened between 1:21 a.m. and 1:41 a.m. on Sunday. 

Lloyd was found in the roadway, severely injured and she was transported to Morton Plant Hospital. 

Lloyd was placed in a medically induced coma and now remains in stable condition. She has multiple fractures including a broken neck and broken pelvis. 

If you have any information on the case or  if you saw something unusual in that area on Sunday morning, please call Clearwater police at 727-562-4242 or email tips@myclearwater.com; tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers of Pinellas County at 1-800-873-TIPS or use the TIP411 system by texting your tip and the keyword CWPD to 847411.