Hit-and-Run Driver Struck and Left One Teenager Injured near Santan Freeway

GILBERT, AZ (June 19, 2023) – Wednesday night, police responded to a hit-and-run crash at Higley Road that injured a teenager.

It happened shortly after 6:00 p.m., June 14th, in the westbound lanes of Loop 202 Santan Freeway, near milepost 39.

According to the Arizona DPS, they arrived at the scene and found a man lying on the highway with injuries.

Upon investigation, the officers believed that the man was a passenger of a moving vehicle that tried to get out.

As a result, he was struck by another vehicle that did not stop and drove away. No information is available on the vehicle he was in.

Furthermore, the man was only identified as a teenager. He suffered serious injuries and was hospitalized.

Meanwhile, the traffic in the area was affected and the deputies blocked the westbound lanes. It was later reopened early on Thursday morning.

Further investigation is being handled by the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

A driver must stop and take certain actions when involved in a motor vehicle accident that results in property damage or injury to another party. If you ever get involved in an accident, call 911 and render aid to anyone who may be injured while waiting for the police to arrive. Remain at the scene. If able, exchange particulars with the other parties involved and document the crash.

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