On Wednesday, September 23, 2018, at approximately 7:30 p.m., the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a vehicle versus pedestrian hit and run collision in the 13200 block of east 44th Street in the Foothills.
Initial investigation revealed that a pedestrian, identified as Ms. Antonia Wood, 54, of Yuma was walking westbound on the north edge of 44th Street when she was struck by a white Ford pickup that was also traveling westbound on 44th Street. The driver of the pickup then continued west on 44th Street without stopping.
Ms. Wood was transported to Yuma Regional Medical Center with serious injuries and was later flown to a Phoenix area hospital.
The cause of the incident is still under investigation, and it is unknown if alcohol is a factor.
Anyone with information regarding this case, please contact the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office at 928-783-4427 or 78-CRIME to remain anonymous. You can also visit our website at www.yumacountysheriff.org to submit an anonymous tip.