SAVANNAH, GA (January 2, 2013): Metro Police are requesting the public’s help in identifying and locating an SUV that struck a Savannah woman while she walked on WEST Gwinnett Street Dec. 20.

Alfreda Wright, 51, of the 2500 block of East Derenne Avenue was transported for treatment after she was struck by a vehicle as she was walking westbound on the side of West Gwinnett Street near the U.S. 17 overpass about 10:10 p.m. She has since been released from the hospital.

Investigators from Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) have identified the car as a 1995 or 1996 Ford Explorer or Mercury Mountaineer.

The SUV should have some damage on its right front corner.

The vehicle struck the woman and stopped momentarily before speeding away without rendering aid or reporting the accident.

Anyone with information on the vehicle, its location or its driver or owner is asked to call Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637). Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

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