Woman hospitalized after being hit by car near Interstate 17 in Phoenix
PHOENIX – A woman was taken to a hospital suffering from life-threatening injuries early Wednesday after she was hit by a car near a Phoenix freeway.
Police shut down ramps to Interstate 17 at Dunlap Avenue around 5:45 a.m. to investigate the pedestrian-vehicle collision on the overpass.
Witnesses told officers they saw a woman pedestrian lying in the street who looked to have been hit by a vehicle.
The driver remained at the scene but had parked away from the accident site.
Police said initially a driver in an unknown vehicle had fled the scene.
No other details were immediately available.
I-17 at Dunlap: A crash on the surface road has closed the northbound and southbound off-ramps. # phxtraffic pic.twitter.com/stvjHQw8mR
— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) February 12, 2020
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