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Pedestrian critically injured in hit-and-run crash on Richmond Avenue

Posted on Sunday, May 16th, 2021 at 8:47 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – A pedestrian crossing the street was critically injured by a hit-and-run driver on Richmond Avenue early this morning, according to KHOU.

The accident occurred at about 3:45 a.m. on Richmond Ave, near Hillcroft Street, when a woman was walking from a parking lot and across the street. She was struck by a dark-colored pickup truck, which may have been a black Dodge Charger.

The driver fled the scene after striking the victim.

The woman was taken to the hospital for the treatment of severe, critical injuries.

Authorities believe the woman may not have been using a crosswalk at the time, though their investigation continues. They continue to search for the driver, and are asking those with any information on the accident to call Houston PD at 713-247-4072.

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