Woman in critical condition after hit-and-run in Santa Cruz

SANTA CRUZ (KRON)—Police are asking for the public’s help in finding the driver of a car that hit and critically injured a woman Sunday morning in Santa Cruz.

Officers responded around 1:55 a.m. responded to reports of a car hitting a pedestrian on southbound state Highway 1 between River and Mission streets, police said.

A 20-year-old University of California, Santa Cruz student was crossing Highway 1 and not using the crosswalk when a car hit her.

The car then left without stopping.

The woman was taken to the hospital and is in critical condition.

The car has been described as a 2010 or 2011 silver-colored Honda CRV.

The bumper might be damaged on the passenger’s side.

Anyone with information about the car is asked to call Santa Cruz police at (831) 420-5820.

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