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.
#Help This is a vehicle of interest in a hit & run pedestrian accident just after 2pm 6/24/20. The truck was last seen NW on Grand Ave from 51Av. The victim is a 25yo male in critical condition. The truck is possibly a 15-18’ rental. Please call @SilentwitnessAZ or GPD 6239303000 pic.twitter.com/eCdNN0IQsk— Glendale Police (@GlendaleAZPD) June 24, 2020
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.