73-year-old man injured in pedestrian hit-and-run crash in Tacoma
Posted on Thursday, January 14th, 2021 at 8:33 pm
TACOMA, WA – A 73-year-old man was seriously injured in a hit-and-run collision at the intersection of S 48th St and S Orchard St on Thursday afternoon.
Traffic advisory! The intersection of S 48th St and S Orchard St is shut down all ways for a Vehicle vs Pedestrian Hit and Run Collision. The 73-year-old male victim has been transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. pic.twitter.com/0xHNd0kqmA
— Tacoma Police Department (@TacomaPD) January 15, 2021
The Tacoma Police Department reported the accident around 5:40 p.m. on Twitter. The intersection was completely closed while police investigated. Police are still searching for the suspect, who fled the scene.
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