UPDATE: Authorities find possible hit-and-run vehicle that injured deputy

POSTED: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 12:57pm
UPDATED: Friday, April 13, 2012 - 8:54am

A tip Tuesday led Waco detectives to a vehicle that may be the truck involved in a hit-and-run that injured a McLennan County deputy.

Shortly after 6:00 p.m., officers found a red Ford Ranger pick-up at a house in the Bellmead area. Detectives believe this may possibly be the pick-up involved in the hit-and-run that injured Deputy Caldwell.

The truck was taken to the a law enforcement lab to determine if it is the vehicle involved. As of now, there has not been an arrest made and detectives are actively working the case.

Waco police officials tell KWKT, the McLennan County deputy hit in Tuesday's hit-and-run is in critical condition.

No leads on the incident have developed at this time.

Damage to the vehicle that hit the deputy will most likley be to the driver side, front corner area. Some dents on the hood, a cracked winshield, along with a missing mirror are also a possiblity.

WACO -- A hit and run suspect is on the loose after striking a man with his vehicle and fleeing the scene at a local park in Waco.

This morning police were dispatched to Sturgis Road near North 4th Street in Cameron Park where a man, walking South along the road with a woman, was struck by a small red pickup truck knocking him into a grassy area.

The driver then sped off and the man was taken to Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center.

Witnesses said the driver was wearing a blue shirt and a side view mirror was missing from the truck.

No word yet on the man's condition.


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