Driver sought in Clearwater hit and run crash that injured pedestrian

- Clearwater police are looking for the driver who hit a woman Thursday night and fled the scene.

It happened at 6:15 p.m. at Myrtle Avenue and Turner Street.

Police say the woman, identified as 53-year-old Tammie Whiting, was crossing the street in the crosswalk when the vehicle ran the redlight and struck her.

Police are now looking for a silver four-door vehicle, possibly a Ford Taurus, in relation to the crash.

The woman was taken to the hospital with potential life-threatening injuries.

Anyone with information on the accident should call Clearwater Police at 727-562-4242.
 

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