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Police looking for driver who fled after striking pedestrian in Phoenix

Dec 16, 2023, 10:30 AM

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PHOENIX — A pedestrian suffered critical injuries as part of a hit-and-run collision with a vehicle in west Phoenix on Saturday morning.

Police responded to the incident around 1:30 a.m. near 51st and Virginia avenues.

When officers arrived, they found a man lying in the road with critical injuries.

The man, whom police did not immediately identify, was taken to a hospital.

According to police, the pedestrian was crossing North 51st Avenue mid-block when a vehicle traveling south struck him.

The vehicle did not stop at the scene.

Anyone with information was asked to call Silent Witness at 480(WITNESS) or 480(TESTIGO).

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Police looking for driver who fled after striking pedestrian in Phoenix