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Hit-and-run driver sends pedestrian to the hospital

Posted: June 2, 2011 - 6:21pm

A hit-and-run driver sent a pedestrian to Bartlett Regional hospital with non-life-threatening injuries Tuesday night, according to a release from JPD.

The crash took place at about 11:10 p.m. Tuesday in the 6500 block of Glacier Highway, the release states. The pedestrian, a 70-year-old man, was crossing Glacier Highway outside of a crosswalk when a blue sports utility vehicle traveling outbound collided with him. Witnesses said the SUV slowed after the impact, then accelerated rapidly and left the area, the release states.

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to call JPD at 586-0600.

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