Updated Sat, Apr 26, 2014 10:00 am
Athens police are asking for the public's help in finding the driver of an SUV that hit a pedestrian and fled.
This is the text of a Saturday morning release from APD:
On 4/4/14 around 2143 hours, a female pedestrian was struck by a vehicle described by witnesses as a light colored SUV, possibly a Jeep Cherokee.
Witnesses stated the Jeep struck the female in the intersection of E. State St. and Stimson Ave. and the Jeep fled the scene of the accident.
Witnesses also stated the driver of the Jeep was a white female with blonde hair.
The Athens Police Department is requesting that anyone with information as to the identity of the driver or the involved vehicle to please call the Athens Police Department at 740-592-3313.