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Pedestrian Struck by Hit-and-Run Vehicle in Newark's West Ward


Authorities are looking for the driver of a vehicle that struck a pedestrian in Newark's West Ward on Tuesday. 

At approximately 5:50 p.m., police requested EMS to rush to the vicinity of 468 South 15th Street after officers found a female victim suffering injuries after being struck by a vehicle.

She was transported to University Hospital for treatment and is reportedly in stable condition.

The driver of the red Ford Focus that struck the victim fled the scene and was briefly pursued by officers. 

Police have not announced an arrest of the suspect at this time.