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Spokane police: Driver of stolen car fled crash that injured pregnant woman

Spokane police say this man is wanted on suspicion of fleeing a hit-and-run injury accident Sunday, July 10, 2016, on West Garland Avenue.
Spokane police say this man is wanted on suspicion of fleeing a hit-and-run injury accident Sunday, July 10, 2016, on West Garland Avenue.
From staff reports

The Spokane Police Department is investigating a hit-and-run crash Sunday that left a pregnant woman injured and officers searching for the driver of a reportedly stolen car.

Officers responded shortly before 12:30 p.m. to the crash in the 1400 block of West Garland Avenue. Several people had called 911 to report the driver of one vehicle fled the scene on foot.

Officers found that a Chevy Impala that struck the other vehicle was reported stolen. The Impala had been traveling north on North Cedar Street when the driver ran a stop sign at Garland and hit a Toyota SUV that was eastbound on Garland, police said Sunday.

The SUV rolled over, injuring the pregnant driver. She was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

Officers were unable to locate the suspect, but a bystander took a photo of the man as he fled the scene. He is described as white, between 5 feet 10 inches and 6 feet tall, and 180 to 200 pounds. He was wearing tan cargo shorts, a black beanie-style hat and no shirt. He had a large tattoo on his left shoulder.

If anyone has information regarding the crash or the suspect’s whereabouts, call Crime Check at (509) 456-2233.

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