TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — The Pima County Sheriff's Department responded to a crash Tuesday night just after 11:30 p.m. at the intersection of Los Reales Road and Camino Libertad.
According to PCSD, a 38-year-old man identified as Robert Valenzuela struck a pedestrian with his vehicle and then left the scene.
PCSD says Valenzuela continued west on Los Reales Rd., where he then hit a utility pole after a failed left turn.
"Mr. Valenzuela abandoned his vehicle and was detained while walking away from the scene. The pedestrian was transported to a local area hospital with life-threatening injuries," PCSD said.
Criminal charges are pending. This investigation is ongoing.