Hit and Run Injury Collsion

Release Date/Time: 4/29/2013 10:16 AM

Incident: Hit and Run Injury Collsion

Report #: 13-041479

Date: Monday, 4/29/2013

Time: 7:40 AM

Location: Acacia Street and South Main Street

A 16-year-old male Salinas High School student was walking across South Main Street in the north crosswalk of South Main Street and Acacia Street. A dark gray, older model Ford Explorer with a white or tan stripe along the bottom and a red passenger door, made a left turn from e/b Acacia Street and struck the student, knocking him to the ground. The student suffered injuries to his mouth and had a complaint of pain and was transported to Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital by ambulance. The driver fled the scene. The vehicle was captured on video. Salinas PD is currently looking for the suspect. "The Explorer has a distictive appearance," said Sergeant Gerry Ross. "We are hoping someone will come forward with information to help us find it."

Release Authorized by: Gerard Ross

Telephone: (831) 758-7250