October 30, 2016

Help SCPD Identify Suspect in Hit and Run Collision on 10/30/16

The Santa Cruz Police Department is investigating a Hit and Run traffic collision which resulted in a victim with critical injuries.
On Sunday morning, October 30th, at approximately 1:55 am, officers responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian injury collision. The suspect vehicle struck a pedestrian just south of the railroad tracks on southbound Highway 1 between River Street and Mission Street.
The vehicle described as a silver colored Honda CRV fled the scene without stopping. The victim, a 20 year old female UCSC student, was transported to a Bay Area Trauma Center. She is in critical condition.

The victim was struck while crossing Highway 1. The victim was not in a crosswalk. She was walking home from a Halloween event on River St with friends. Release of the victim’s name is pending notification to the family. 

Suspect vehicle is a 2010-2011 Silver Honda CRV with passenger side front bumper damage. Similar to this picture.

Santa Cruz Police Investigators are asking the community to be on the lookout for 2010-2011 Silver Honda CRV (Similar to the one below) with passenger side front bumper damage. If you have noticed anything unusual about a similar vehicle matching the description in your neighborhoods, workplaces and parking lots, please report it.

Call SCPD Investigations at 831.420.5820. If you want to make an anonymous call regarding the incident, please call 831.420.5995