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Hit and run suspect involving a child turned himself in

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Posted at 7:03 PM, Apr 21, 2023

Updated on April 26, 2023 at 5:10 p.m.

The man involved in the hit and run involving a child turned himself in on April 25.

He is identified as a 54-year-old Christopher Allen Mills.

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The Tucson Police Department is searching for a pickup truck involved in a hit-and-run of a child.

The incident occurred on April 20 around 5:45 p.m. in the 3600 block of East Drexel Manor Stravenue near East Benson Highway and South Palo Verde Road.

Officers say the suspect car is a white 2018-2023 Chevrolet Colorado with black side mirrors.

The driver was a man wearing a lime green long-sleeve shirt.

According to TPD, the child was riding her scooter in the roadway when the suspect car struck her head-on and fled northbound shortly afterward.

The child remains in critical condition at a local hospital.

Anyone with information, contact 911 or 88-CRIME.

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