Montclair hit-and-driver allegedly strikes pedestrian, sought

Police were searching for a hit-and-run driver accused of striking a pedestrian and fleeing in Montclair early Sunday.

Officers responded to the scene in the 5000 block of Kingsley Street at about 12:15 a.m., according to a press release issued by the Montclair Police Department.

Police said a green or black older model Honda Civic struck a female who was walking in the roadway.

A witness said the suspect got out of his car and looked toward the victim, who was face down on the street. The suspect then got back inside his car and fled westbound on Kingsley Street.

The suspect was only described as a white man 40-45 years old, wearing a gray or black tank top.

The victim sustained a dislocated right knee and a laceration on her head and was airlifted to Loma Linda Hospital.

Police said she was in stable condition and expected to be released soon.
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