Woman chips several teeth during hit-and-run in SW Houston, police say

By Cory McCord - Digital News Editor

HOUSTON - Houston police are searching for the driver responsible for failing to stop and render aid after striking a woman who was walking in a crosswalk in southwest Houston in January.

Police said the woman was walking in the 9000 block of Bellaire Boulevard around 7 a.m. on Jan. 29 when she was struck by a tan car that turned right onto Bellaire after traveling northbound on Pella Drive.

The woman fell to the ground and chipped several teeth as a result of the hit-and-run, police said.

The driver of the vehicle did not stop to render aid after striking the woman, police said.

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Surveillance cameras showed the vehicle is a tan or lighter-colored car.

Crime Stoppers will pay a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the driver in this case.

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