March 30, 2015
An elderly Reno man was critically injured Thursday when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver while crossing the street, police said.
George Carne, 87, was crossing South Arlington Street at Alley Oop Lane when he was hit by the vehicle shortly after 8 a.m., according to police.
Authorities said there is no crosswalk at the location just south of Plumb Lane. Police added that Alley Oop Lane is a private street and therefore not a legal intersection for pedestrian crossing.
Carne was taken to Renown Regional Medical Center with potentially life-threatening injuries, police said.
Investigators asked anyone with information about the accident to contact Reno police or Secret Witness.
(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.