Hit-and-Run Crash on 4th Avenue Left Pedestrian Critically Hurt

YUMA, AZ (October 25, 2021) A 41-year-old man was hospitalized after a hit-and-run crash on 4th Avenue, Thursday morning.

According to authorities, the accident happened just after 9:30 a.m. in a crosswalk at S. 4th Avenue and 16th Street, per Yuma Police Department.

Consequently, the car involved in the hit-and-run crash fled the area without stopping.

According to YPD, officers located the suspect car many hours after the collision. Officers have not yet released any information about the driver or the vehicle.

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