Sterling Police Respond to Hit and Run with Teen Pedestrian Injured


This morning, Thursday December 1st, at 7:52AM, the Sterling Police Department was dispatched to a hit and run accident at the intersection of 6th Avenue and East Lefevre Road. A 13-year old male was walking southbound on 6th Avenue in the cross walk at East Lefevre Road. A red SUV was traveling southbound on 6th Avenue turning eastbound onto East Lefevre Road.

The SUV struck the male juvenile and continued east on East Lefevre Road. Sterling Police Officers located the red SUV on East Lefevre and detained the female driver. The juvenile was transported by CGH Ambulance to CGH Emergency Department with non-life threatening injuries. His condition at this time is unknown. 

After a brief investigation the Sterling Police Department arrested 49 year old Maria D. Aguilar Ortiz of Sterling for Failure to Yield to A Pedestrian in a Crosswalk, Failure to Stop at a Stop Intersection, and Failure to Give Information and Render Aid at a Personal Injury Accident. Aguilar Ortiz was released on a Notice to Appear. 

The Sterling Police were assisted on scene by the Sterling Fire Department and CGH Ambulance. 

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