2 Men Detained after Santa Cruz Hit-and-Run Crash at Cedar Street and Maple Street
SANTA CRUZ, CA (June 10, 2019) — A hit-and-run crash at Cedar Street and Maple Street left a woman critically injured Wednesday night. According to the police, a vehicle hit the woman shortly after 7 p.m. The Santa Cruz police and firefighters responded to the incident.
First responders found the woman stuck underneath the vehicle when they arrived at the scene and extricated her. Subsequently, they transported the woman to a trauma center where she remains in critical condition.
The Santa Cruz police officers received a description of the suspect who fled the scene. Afterward, they immediately began searching the area. The police said a suspect was seen jumping neighborhood fences in an attempt to flee.
Officers detained two Hispanic males during the investigation. One of them was the registered owner of the crash vehicle.
In the meantime, the Santa Cruz police urge anyone who may have information about this crash at Cedar Street to contact the Santa Cruz Police Department Investigations Section at (831) 420-5820.
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