Mountain View Police Searching for Hit-and-Run Driver Who Struck Elderly Pedestrian

By NBC Bay Area staff
|  Monday, Sep 30, 2013  |  Updated 3:54 PM PDT
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Mountain View: Hit-and-Run Sends Elderly Pedestrian to Hospital

Mountain View Police Department

Mountain View police are searching for a driver and vehicle involved in a hit-and-run Monday morning. The above photo is a similar model year Honda Accord of the suspect's vehicle courtesy of Edmunds.com.

Police are searching for a driver who fled the scene after hitting an elderly pedestrian in Mountain View.

The hit-and-run accident was reported just before 6 a.m. Monday at the intersection of Rengstorff and San Luis Avenues. The 77-year-old woman, a Mountain View resident, was transported to a hospital for moderate injuries. Police said the victim is in stable condition and is expected to survive.

Police said the woman was crossing Rengstorff Avenue when a vehicle traveling north struck her and continued without stopping.

The Mountain View Police Department is seeking the public's help in locating both the vehicle and driver that fled the scene.

Police said the suspect's vehicle is a mid to late 1990s silver Honda Accord. The vehicle may also have damage on the front and left side, and may be missing the driver side rear view mirror, police said.

"This is an extremely unfortunate incident and we are very concerned about the status of the pedestrian," said Lt. Oselinsky. "Right now, our goal is to do everything we can to locate the driver of this vehicle."

Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the collision or have any information about the driver and the vehicle that fled the scene to contact them at 650-903-6395 and reference case number 13-5530. Anonymous tips can be sent by text to 274637 and via e-mail to police @mountainview.gov.

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