Police Search for Hit-and-Run Driver Involved in Collision near Court Street, Lee Middle School Student Hospitalized
WOODLAND, CA (September 20, 2018) – On Thursday morning, a student was injured in a hit-and-run crash on West street. The victim was identified as a Lee Middle School student.
According to the California Highway Patrol officials, the collision took place at approximately 8:30 AM, at the intersection of Court Street. The victim was reportedly walking to school when struck by a vehicle. It is unclear whether or not if the accident occurred in a designated crosswalk.
The driver fled the scene following the collision, leaving in the injured child in the road. Police stated that the student suffered moderate injuries and was rushed to the UC Davis Medical Center. There is no update on his current medical condition.
Witnesses described the vehicle as a light blue, full-size Chevrolet or GMC pickup truck – possibly a late 80s or early 90s model. There is no description of the driver at this time. Anyone with additional information on the hit-and-run driver or the involved vehicle is asked to contact the police by calling (530) 661-7842. No further details have been disclosed, as the investigation continues.
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