Woman critically injured in Gulf Freeway hit-and-run

Posted on Monday, October 4th, 2021 at 1:40 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – A woman suffered critical injuries after being struck by a hit-and-run driver on I-45 last night.

According to Fox 26 Houston, the incident occurred in the southbound lanes of the interstate, near the exit to Griggs Road at about 8:15 p.m.

Police say the male driver of a pickup truck noticed a woman attempting to cross the freeway and swerved, causing a collision involving four additional vehicles.

The pedestrian was then struck by one of the other vehicles. She was rushed to a nearby hospital in critical condition.

The driver of the vehicle that struck the woman fled the scene before police arrived.

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