Woman Injured In Roosevelt Boulevard Hit-And-Run - FOX13 News, WHBQ FOX 13

Woman Injured In Roosevelt Boulevard Hit-And-Run

Posted: Updated:
PHILADELPHIA -

A 49-year-old woman suffered a broken leg and a ruptured spleen when police say she was struck by a hit-and-run driver late Saturday night along Roosevelt Boulevard in Philadelphia.

According to police, the woman was struck shortly after 11 p.m. at the Roosevelt and Garland Street intersection.

A witness says the woman was standing near a bus stop when a car headed southbound apparently lost control and struck the woman, catapulting her into the air. Police say the woman landed about 15 feet away.

The vehicle then struck a hotel fence, knocking a portion of it down, police said.

While initially the vehicle stopped, police say it took off and left the scene.

Police say a witness was able to describe the vehicle as a 2009 Chevrolet Venture.

Powered by WorldNow

WHBQ-TV | Fox 13
485 S. Highland St.
Memphis, TN 38111

Main Station: (901) 320-1313
Newsroom: (901) 320-1340

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices