Reno police seek SUV, driver in hit-and-run; reward offered

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Published: Jun. 5, 2022 at 10:07 AM PDT|Updated: Jun. 5, 2022 at 1:07 PM PDT
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) -The Reno Police Department is looking for the sports utility vehicle that left the scene of an east Reno crash that critically injured a pedestrian.

It happened Sunday at about 2:15 a.m. on East Fourth Street and Threlkel Street near where Fourth Street goes under Interstate 580.

First responders arrived to find a 43-year-old woman on the road. Police said she was walking south across Fourth Street outside of a crosswalk when a vehicle hit her. She was taken to a hospital with injuries described as life-threatening.

Police believe she was hit by a light-colored mid-size SUV going west on Fourth Street and they are trying to find the vehicle and the driver. The SUV should have right side damage.

Witnesses or anyone else with information is asked to call 775-334-2141. Secret Witness is offering a $1,000 reward for information in the case. People can call or text Secret Witness at 775-322-4900 or go to http://www.secretwitness.com.

The accident closed Fourth Street until about 7:15 a.m..

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