PD: Car flees after hitting pedestrian in El Mirage

EL MIRAGE, AZ - Police say a woman suffered critical injuries when she was hit by a vehicle while crossing a street in El Mirage Friday night.

El Mirage police say the vehicle fled the scene after hitting the 37-year-old woman who was crossing Thunderbird Road near Luna Street.

Officer Robert Peoples said the woman is in critical but stable condition Saturday.

Fire officials said a second pedestrian refused treatment at the scene.

The vehicle is described as a white, newer model Eclipse or similar make two-door passenger car. The vehicle is believed to have sustained front end damage and a broken windshield. Police released a photo of the vehicle on Saturday.

Anyone with information about the accident or vehicle is encouraged to call the El Mirage Police Department at 623-933-1341.

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