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Driver hits road paint machine with workers, flees in Tampa

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A driver hit a sub-contractor machine painting stripes on the road in Tampa early Tuesday morning and fled the scene, Tampa police said.

Stripe-A-Lot Paving is the city subcontractor, two of its workers were operating the white paint machine at South Dale Mabry Highway and West San Carlos Street.

The driver  of the silver four-door Mitsubishi going south on Dale Mabry drove off the road and over the curb hitting them, according to the TPD report. One of the workers chased the Mitsubishi and got the partial tag of the car. He lost sight of the fleeing car soon.

The worker Michael Madson, 48, got bumps and bruises and paramedics took him to Tampa General Hospital to be treated.

Craig Walls, the second worker, was treated at the scene and released.

Police described the fleeing driver as a male with dark hair and small statue. They continue to investigate.

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