TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Tucson police investigated a deadly hit-and-run wreck on Ajo Way Friday.
🚨TRAFFIC ALERT🚨 Officers and detectives on scene investigating a fatal hit and run accident involving a pedestrian, 1300 block of W Ajo Wy. Extended road closure for eastbound travel expected. Please avoid the area if possible. pic.twitter.com/FbxhilONfS— Ofc. Roman Acosta (@Ofc_AcostaTPD) December 12, 2020
Police say a 62-year-old woman was killed in the 1300 block of West Ajo Way. A 56-year-old woman was also injured in the crash. Neither of the victims' names have been released.
"According to interviews conducted, the two pedestrians were on the sidewalk on the south side of W. Ajo Way, just west of S. Valley Rd. The suspect vehicle was driving eastbound on W. Ajo Way in the curb lane, when it drove up onto the sidewalk, striking both pedestrians," TPD said.
The vehicle then fled from the scene without stopping.
The suspect vehicle has not been identified as of yet.
If you have any information, call 88-CRIME.
The original version of this story had the incorrect day of the wreck.