Durham Police Department officers are investigating a pedestrian-involved hit-and-run crash that occurred shortly before 10 p.m. Sunday night. A 39-year-old woman was struck in the area of 109 N.C. Highway 54 West in front of the Circle K gas station by an unknown SUV that fled the scene.
The victim, who was attempting to cross the roadway, was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Parts recovered from the scene, combined with witness statements, indicate that the suspect vehicle is a 2017 or newer red Honda CRV. The vehicle will have sustained damage to the front grill. A diagram of parts that were collected at the scene is attached. Parts No. 4,5, 9 and 13 were recovered and should be missing from the suspect vehicle.
Speed nor alcohol or drugs appear to be factors at this time.
Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator J.A. Bell at 919-560-4935, extension 29411 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.