Police: Woman seriously hurt in Gilbert hit-and-run collision, suspect arrested

GILBERT, AZ - Police are investigating after a woman was seriously hurt in a hit-and-run collision in Gilbert Saturday morning. 

According to police, a 43-year-old woman was struck by a vehicle while she was walking with her daughter near Baseline and Gilbert roads.

The woman has been identified as Beth Kumpe, and in extremely critical condition, police said.

Police say the suspect's vehicle was eventually located and two people were detained. 

Officials say 23-year-old Paul Flanigan of Sun Lakes, has been arrested and booked on aggravated assault and hit-and-run charges. Additional charges are pending, police say.

Officers are working to determine if impairment was a factor in the collision. 

The victim's dog also suffered injuries after being struck by the vehicle, police said. 

Check here for the latest on traffic conditions in the area. 

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