The Yuma County Sheriff's Office is investigating a hit and run accident that occurred Wednesday evening.
Initial investigation by YCSO r4evealed that 54-year old Antonia Wood of Yuma was walking westbound on the north edge of 44th Street when she was struck by a white Ford pick up truck that was also travelling westbound. The driver of the pick up than fled the scene with out stopping. Ms. Wood was taken to Yuma Regional Medical Center with serious injuries and then flown to a Phoenix area hospital for further treatment. YCSO investigators are asking anyone with any information of the incident contact them.
Meanwhile , YCSO investigators located the vehicle involved in a fatal hit and run accident that occurred near the Cocopah Casino on Saturday , September 22, 2018. The suspected driver of the vehicle has been interviews. The case remains open.