Suspect vehicle sought, victim in life-threatening condition after hit-and-run, Sanford police say

Crash occurred at Ridgewood Avenue, West 25th Street

Sanford police are investigating a hit-and-run crash Friday night that left a pedestrian in life-threatening condition, calling on the public to be on the lookout for a damaged suspect vehicle.

SANFORD, Fla. – Sanford police are investigating a hit-and-run crash Friday night that left a pedestrian in life-threatening condition, calling on the public to be on the lookout for a damaged suspect vehicle.

The crash occurred around 8:45 p.m. at the intersection of Ridgewood Avenue and West 25th Street in Sanford, police said.

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Sanford police described the suspect vehicle as an SUV, possibly silver in color, with damage to its driver’s-side grill and fog lights. According to tweets about the crash, Sanford police believe the vehicle may be a 2016-19 Mitsubishi Outlander.

Also in the tweets, the department stated West 25th Street was closed from Hartwell to Hardy avenues in both directions due to the crash. Around 8:30 a.m. Saturday, a spokesperson for Sanford police told News 6 over the phone that the roadway had been reopened.

No other details have been shared.

Those with information are directed to contact Sanford police at (407) 688-5070.

This is a developing story. Check back here for updates.


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