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Video show hit-and-run crash involving a woman using a walker

Posted at 6:27 AM, Jun 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-04 21:08:07-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Surveillance video is revealing new clues, after a woman with a walker was seriously injured in a hit-and-run crash in City Heights Tuesday.

The incident occurred just after 5 a.m. in the 4100 block of University Avenue, according to San Diego police.

The woman, who is in her 60s, was crossing University Avenue at Marlborough Avenue when she was hit, police said. Her boyfriend Manuel told 10news her name is Ellen, she has arthritis and she is homeless. Video shows she was in the crosswalk and just feet from the curb when a speeding truck hits her and races away.

10News learned officers are looking for a white or gray 1990s model pickup truck - possibly a Dodge Dakota - with a camper shell in connection with the collision.

The injured woman was taken to the hospital with broken bones in both of her legs, but her condition was not immediately known.

Anyone with information regarding the crash was asked to call SDPD's Traffic Division at 858-495-7800 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.