DETROIT (WWJ) – Police in Detroit are searching for the driver who struck an elderly woman using a walker, and left her to die in the street.

The accident happened around 11:30 p.m. Monday along west 7 Mile Road near Trinity, just east of Lahser Road.

Police say the 60-year-old woman was using her walker to cross 7 Mile Road when she was struck by a red SUV.

After the collision the driver kept going — leaving the woman in the street. She was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital.

The woman’s name has not been released.

A description of the driver was not provided.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 313-267-4600.


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