Pedestrian Injured in Austin, TX, Hit-and-run Accident on Guadalupe Street
Austin, TX -- January 10, 2019, one person was injured as the result of an accident where a car struck a pedestrian and fled the scene.
According to information released by the Austin Police Department, the accident happened just off Guadalupe and 22nd Street at around noon.
The exact details regarding the collision aren't clear at this time. Police say a car hit a pedestrian on The Drag. Following this, the driver reportedly got out of her vehicle, picked up debris from her vehicle, and fled the scene.
EMS transported the pedestrian to a hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. Police were able to track the driver down to her place of employment where she reportedly admitted to hitting the pedestrian.
Police arrested the driver, who they identified as 20-year-old Jennifer Juarez. Additional details surrounding the accident remain unclear at this time.
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