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St. Lucie County couple makes passionate plea for answers after violent hit-and-run crash

Posted at 10:17 AM, Mar 18, 2019

FORT PIERCE, Fla. — The Fort Pierce Police Department is investigating a hit-and-run crash that left a St. Lucie County couple with severe injuries and memory loss.

Michael and Carol Grenier said they were riding their motorcycle on Sunrise Blvd. around 6:45 p.m. on March 1.

They were on their way to Friday Fest when they said a car traveling in the opposite direction turned into them and struck them. The vehicle then fled the scene.

"These people need to held accountable for what they did to us," said Michael Grenier. "This is a crying shame."

The Greniers were taken to the hospital and said they have no memory of the crash, only what they've learned from Fort Pierce police.

"How can you possibly leave two people in the middle of the road and not wonder what happened to them?" said Michael Grenier.

Michael suffered a concussion and two cracked ribs, and also needed his lip reconstructed and four staples in his head. His wife Carol suffered seven broken ribs, a fractured shoulder, and road rash.

The couple spent three days in the hospital.

"I remember waking up in the emergency room and hearing my husband ask where his wife was and if I was still alive," Carol Grenier said emotionally.

Carol is now making a powerful plea for the driver to do the right thing.

"I hope and I pray that someone would have enough courage to be a decent human being and come forward and apologize," said Carol Grenier.

Investigators said the car involved is a white four-door Nissan with its front bumper ripped off.

The Greniers are asking anyone with information about the hit-and-run, or who the driver may be, to call the Fort Pierce Police Department at 772-467-6800.