Pedestrian struck by hit-and-run driver in Elma

Pedestrian struck by hit-and-run driver in Elma
The roof of a police patrol car at night, with the blue and red lights flashing. (kali9)

ELMA, Wash. — Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who struck a pedestrian Friday evening in Elma.

Officers were called after 5:10 p.m. to the area of the State Route 12 extension at the Eagles Landing entrance for a collision.

When police arrived, they found the pedestrian, but the suspect vehicle had fled the scene, heading eastbound on SR 12 toward Oakville, authorities said.

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No other information was provided about the pedestrian.

Police said they are looking for a vehicle described as a late 90s Honda car with a loud exhaust, yellow headlights and has possible front end/hood damage.

Anyone with information about the collision is asked to call 360-482-3131.