Saturday, September 20th, 2014

Teen Death Following Hit And Run Accident

A 14-year-old girl who was severely injured in an accident Saturday morning has died.  The Yuma Police Department says they are still seeking the vehicle that struck Mary Rodriguez, while she was skateboarding along West 24th Street Saturday morning. Rodriguez was flown to Children’s Hospital in Phoenix, where she later died earlier today.

Police say they are seeking the driver of a four door Nissan Altima, which is described as light colored, possibly a tan or light brown, with possible damage to the left front corner of the vehicle. Witnesses at the scene say the driver left the scene and was last seen eastbound on 24th Street.  Anyone with information on this accident is urged to contact the Yuma Police Department at 928-783-4421 or 78-CRIME to remain anonymous

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