Search on for driver involved in pedestrian hit-and-run crash, police say

EPPD: Pedestrian injured in hit-and-run crash in south central El Paso Saturday night

El Paso police said they are searching for the car involved in a hit-and-run crash that injured a 68-year old male pedestrian in south central El Paso.

El Paso police say special traffic investigators were called out to Cleveland Avenue and Clark Drive just before 9 p.m.

Police say one pedestrian sustained life-threatening injuries.

According to police, the preliminary investigation indicated that the driver was traveling north on Cleveland Street at a high rate of speed before running through a stop sign at the intersection of Clark and Cleveland. The pedestrian was crossing the street going southbound on Clark when he was struck by the vehicle, said police.

The vehicle then fled the scene, said police.

Police say they are looking for a man in his 30s or 40s driving a faded black sports car, possibly an early 90’s 2-door Honda Civic with front-end damage and about 14-inch wheels.

The car was last seen driving from Cleveland Avenue to Gateway Boulevard East.

If you have any information, you are asked to contact STI at 915-212-4000 or contact Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 915-566-8477.

Police are continuing their investigation. We will update you with more information as it becomes available.

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