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Suspect in Waco hit-and-run surrenders, victim in wheelchair still critical

Waco Police Department
Posted at 10:01 PM, Oct 31, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-01 14:03:49-04

UPDATE 12:45 P.M. – The suspect in the alleged hit and run incident involving a victim in a wheelchair has turned themselves in to Waco police.

Authorities have identified the driver as Tanisha Crawford, 23, and charged her with failure to stop and render aid.

Crawford struck a 50-year-old man in a wheelchair on Halloween night trying to cross the street.

The unidentified man is still hospitalized in critical condition.

ORIGINAL STORY

Waco police are investigating a hit-and-run after a person in a wheel chair was hit and left in critical condition.

Police said officers were called to North 18th and Waco Drive. The vehicle involved was a white 4-door Chrysler 200.

"The driver did not stop and was heading east on West Waco Drive after the crash," said police.

Anyone with information is asked to call 254-750-7500.