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PD: Pedestrian seriously hurt in hit-and-run crash near 51st Avenue and Grand

Posted at 4:50 PM, Jun 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-25 16:20:29-04

UPDATE June 25, 2020: Glendale police say they have made contact with the driver of the Penske truck mentioned below and have determined that it was not the vehicle that hit the pedestrian. Glendale police say a separate vehicle that remained at the scene was actually the one involved. As of now, police do not expect any criminal charges to be filed.

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Glendale police are asking for the public's help in locating a truck driver that allegedly struck and seriously injured a pedestrian on Wednesday afternoon.

Authorities said a 25-year-old man was rushed to the hospital in extremely critical condition after he was struck near 51st and Grand avenues.

The incident happened shortly after 2 p.m.

Police are now looking for a yellow Penske moving truck that is approximately 15-18 feet long.

Bethany Home Rd is closed from 47th Avenue to 55th Avenue and northwest Grand Ave is closed from Missouri to Maryland.


The cause of the crash remains under investigation.