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Taxi sought in fatal OC hit-and-run crash

A map indicates the location of a fatal hit-and-run crash involving a taxi minivan in Garden Grove on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012.
December 6, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
A 60-year-old woman was struck by a taxi and left to die in Orange County. The driver remains at large.

The incident happened Wednesday morning at the intersection of Gilbert Street and Katella Avenue in Garden Grove.

Orange County CHP says the woman, Maria Hernandez, was crossing the street against a red light when she was hit.

The driver of the yellow taxi minivan was last seen headed southbound on Meridian Avenue. The taxi should have front-end damage.

Hernandez was transported to an area hospital, where she died.


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