TUCSON, AZ – Authorities have released more information regarding a pedestrian accident in Tucson last week that left a toddler in critical condition and are asking the public to help them with their search for a suspect.
This is an update to a previous story.
Ofc. Melissa Ayun with the Tucson Police Department reports that on Friday evening at the intersection of W. Irvington Road and S. 9th Avenue, a driver struck a 2-year-old child who was crossing at a crosswalk. The driver then fled the scene.
🔴🔴 Friday evening 4/16/21, the below pictured vehicle struck a 2-year-old child (still in critical condition) in the pedestrian crosswalk at W. Irvington Rd. & S.9th Ave. Anyone with information about the collision or vehicle is urged to call 911 or 88-crime! @Tucson_Police pic.twitter.com/z3StZiuctt
— Ofc. Melissa Ayun (@OfficerAyun) April 21, 2021
The child suffered severe, life-threatening injuries, and remains in critical condition.
The suspect’s vehicle is a silver 2011-2014 Ford F-150 4×4 Platinum Edition pickup truck. The pickup also has a silver wrap around the rear tailgate.
Those with any information on the vehicle or driver are asked to call 911 or 88-CRIME to speak with Tucson Police.
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