Merced – On Tuesday, March 29th at approximately 10:09 pm an unidentified female in her 40’s was hit by a 1999 Silver Toyota 4-Runner driving south on Martin Luther King Jr Way near W 14th St. The driver of the Toyota fled south on Martin Luther King Jr Way to W. 13th St.
The pedestrian was lying in the slow lane of Martin Luther King Jr Way. Lifesaving measures were attempted but she succumbed to her injuries at the scene.
The Toyota 4-Runner was located several blocks away and taken as evidence.
The Traffic Division is continuing to investigate the Hit and Run. The Police Department is seeking anyone with information or video of the collision to contact Traffic Officer J Gonzales.
Merced Police want to remind everyone that leaving the scene of a collision is not only a crime, but it cost everyone in the community through higher insurance premiums
Merced Police are asking anyone with any information regarding this collision to contact Traffic Officer j Gonzales at (209) 388-7733 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.