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Teen in wheelchair injured after hit-and-run crash

Posted at 2:10 PM, Jul 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-05 20:44:23-04

A teen girl in a wheelchair was seriously injured after a crash on Tuesday.

It was reported around 1:04 p.m. near Washington Avenue and Decatur Boulevard. The 17-year-old was dragged at least 30 feet. She was in the crosswalk at the time.

Investigators say the driver, in a dark-colored pickup truck, fled the scene. 

The victim was taken to UMC Trauma.

13 Action News is working to gather more information. Check back for updates.