Safety tips for pedestrians
A pedestrian was struck by a car on Pacific Avenue late Friday afternoon and seriously injured, according to Tacoma police.
The incident occurred at South 72nd Street at around 4:30 p.m.
The female victim was hit while she was crossing the street. The car fled the scene at a high speed, police said.
“The pedestrian suffered significant injury and was transported to the hospital,” police said in a news release.
Police described the vehicle as a green-colored 1992 Honda Accord two-door. The Honda’s windshield likely is damaged on the driver’s side.
The driver appeared to be a male in his 20s and wearing a black shirt.
People with information can contact detectives at 253-830-6515 or 253-830-6565.