UPDATE: Pedestrian Struck on Mississippi Avenue Identified

Update:

Chattanooga, TN (WDEF) -The victim in Saturday’s motor vehicle crash has been identified as Laura Carden, 70 years of age. Chattanooga Police Traffic Investigators are seeking information about the suspect, described by witnesses as a black male driving blue or silver sedan. The suspect would have been driving in the North Chattanooga area in the early morning hours of Saturday, December 12th and will likely have front end damage to his vehicle.

Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this crime to call 423-698-2525. The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released when available.

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Chattanooga, TN (WDEF) – At approximately 3:30am, Chattanooga Police received a call on a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. Officers responded to 700 Mississippi Avenue and located an unresponsive female who had been hit while in the roadway.

 

The victim was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. No identification could be located for the injured female and no suspect vehicle was located in the area. A witnesses to the incident advised the suspect driver was a black male in a silver or blue sedan.

Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this crime to call 423-698-2525. The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released when available.

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