An elderly man is in critical condition after being hit by a pickup truck driver on Gasparilla Island early yesterday morning.

According to the FHP, 90-year old Eliot Clarke of Boca Grande was hit by a truck driven by a North Port woman when he stepped into the southbound lane of Gasparilla Road just before 7am.

He was rushed to Englewood Community Hospital with life-threatening injuries. The crash remains under investigation by the FHP. As of now, no charges have been filed.