On December 28, 2018 at approximately 5:51 P.M. Merced Police officers were dispatched to the intersection of 18th and “G” for a traffic collision. Upon the officer’s arrival, they located a 50-year-old female lying in the roadway with major injuries. Medical attention was immediately provided by Merced City Fire and Riggs. The female was transported to a local hospital where she later passed away.
Merced Police Officers were on scene conducting a Hit and Run Investigation. The vehicle that struck the victim was last seen going north on “G” Street from 18th Street. At this time officers are trying to obtain a suspect and/or a suspect vehicle description.
Merced Police are asking anyone with any information regarding this crime to contact Sgt. Dabney at (209) 388-7719, Merced Police Dispatch at 209-385-6905 or the Merced Police Department Tipster Line at (209) 385-4725. The public can send information via anonymous text messages to police department by dialing “TIP411” (847411) and including the word “Comvip” as the “keyword” in the text message.