Durham County

Durham pedestrian seriously injured in nighttime hit-and-run

Durham police are investigating a pedestrian-involved hit-and-run crash Wednesday night in the 1100 block of North Hyde Park Avenue near Lowry Avenue.

Officers were dispatched to the incident shortly after 9 p.m. Upon arrival officers located a 59-year-old woman lying in the street. The woman was taken to the hospital for treatment of serious, possibly life-threatening injuries.

No description of the suspect vehicle is available at this time.

Anyone with information about the hit-and-run incident is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 919-683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases, and callers never have to identify themselves.

Cliff Bellamy: 919-419-6744, @CliffBellamy1