Police arrest hit-run driver suspected of injuring pedestrian
Originally published January 19, 2012 at 5:52 p.m., updated January 20, 2012 at 9:45 a.m.
Police on Thursday arrested a 24-year-old driver who allegedly hit a pedestrian in a marked crosswalk and fled the scene.
The accident occurred about 6:35 p.m. Jan. 9 at East Fourth Plain Boulevard and Neals Lane, near Evergreen Park.
The pedestrian, a 52-year-old woman, was taken to a hospital with injuries not believed life-threatening, according to a bulletin from the Vancouver Police Department.
Officers found the vehicle Jessica Pyper allegedly drove unoccupied in a nearby parking lot.
Pyper also spells her name Piper, the bulletin said.
Those who know where Pyper is are asked to call Officer Steve Donahue at 360-772-2376.
John Branton: 360-735-4513 or firstname.lastname@example.org.