A woman has died after she was injured early Wednesday
in a hit-and-run traffic collision as she was walking along a road in
northwest Harris County.
The incident occurred about 1:30 a.m. in
the 19800 block of Stuebner-Airline near FM 2920, according to the
Harris County Sheriff's Office.
Deputies said the woman was flown by LifeFlight medical helicopter to Memorial Hermann-The Texas Medical Center, where she later died. Her name has not been released.
said the woman was walking with a companion on the side of the road
when a white van veered from the roadway and hit her. Her companion was
Deputies said the man who was driving the van
stopped, got out, and walked back to look at the woman. Then the driver
got back into the van and left, deputies added.
He is described as being black and between 30 years old and 35 years old. He was about 5 feet 10 inches tall and stocky.
No license plate number for the van was available.
Anyone with information about the case is urged to contact the Harris County Sheriff's Office at 713-274-7400 or 713-221-6000.