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Hit and run pedestrian accident, police search for suspect

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Tucson Police are searching for the driver they say hit a pedestrian and took off.

According to Tucson Police, the accident happened around 6:30pm Thursday.

Tucson Fire Department and TPD responded to call of a man down at Liberty/Drexel.

Upon arrival, they located an adult male between 30 and 40 years of age with life-threatening injuries.

According to TPD, it appears to be a hit and run pedestrian accident based on witness accounts.

The vehicle fled westbound on Drexel.

The only description given is "possibly a dark colored sedan". 

The victim was transported to a local area hospital. Traffic was closed down for hours.

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