TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Traffic Investigators with the Tucson Police Department are asking for the public's help locating the driver and vehicle that were involved in a hit and run with a woman on Friday, April 27.
According to TPD the incident happened around 6 p.m. Friday when officers from Operations Division East were traveling eastbound on Speedway, when they found a woman in the road near 8225 East Speedway. She appeared to have been hit by a vehicle.
The officers stopped and requested medical assistance, it was a short time later that crews from the Tucson Fire Department arrived at the scene. The woman was transported to Banner University Medical Center with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.
During the investigation officers learned that the woman had been crossing Speedway, east of Sarnoff Drive, but she was not in a crosswalk. As she walked across the street she was hit by a four-door sedan, according to TPD. The driver of the vehicle did not stop and continued eastbound on Speedway.
The detectives learned the woman may be left paralyzed as a result of this collision. They are requesting anyone with information to please call 88-CRIME, they can remain anonymous.