Help TPD find the suspect in hit & run that may have left woman paralyzed

Help TPD find the suspect in hit & run that may have left woman paralyzed
Area where woman was found in hit and run situation. (Source: Tucson Police Department)

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.

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