Pedestrian seriously injured by hit-and-run driver in Renton
Posted on Thursday, September 30th, 2021 at 6:47 pm
KING COUNTY, WA — A woman was seriously hurt Wednesday morning after a hit-and-run collision in Renton’s La Rosa Meadows neighborhood.
According to the Renton Police Department, the crash occurred at the intersection of South Puget Drive and Benson Road at about 9:00 a.m.
An investigation indicates the woman was walking in a marked crosswalk when she was struck by a blue-colored SUV. The at-fault driver immediately fled southbound on Benson Drive.
A witness passing through the area alerted authorities after finding the injured woman near the crosswalk.
The victim suffered serious injuries that included leg fractures and a number of lacerations.
Renton Police are actively searching for a suspect vehicle they described as a small, blue SUV of a newer model with a broken windshield and other noticeable front-end damage.
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