The victim of a hit-and-run accident in Roanoke has died.
Christine Willis was crossing the 2200 block of Melrose Avenue in Roanoke on Oct. 29 when she was hit by a pick-up truck. Willis died Sunday at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital where she was being treated since the accident. Willis was 56.
The driver who hit Turner did not stop, police say.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Roanoke Valley Crime Line at 540-344-8500.
Update from Nov. 25, 2013
The Roanoke Police Department has released new surveillance video from a hit-and-run on Oct. 29 in the 2200 block of Melrose Avenue.
A woman on crutches who was crossing the street was hit by a car. She was seriously hurt, and is still in the hospital.
The driver of the car did not stop.
Police believe the drover of a late 1980s to mid 1990s model Ford F-150 may have hit the woman.
Click below to see surveillance pictures of the truck.
Original story from Oct. 29, 2013
Roanoke Police have released surveillance photos of a suspect vehicle that might have been involved in a hit and run that sent one woman to the hospital Tuesday night.
The woman was walking near 2200 Melrose Avenue when she was hit by a dark colored truck just before 9:00 p.m. Tuesday.
She was taken to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, where she is still being held for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
According to Roanoke Police Department, a woman was sent to the hospital for treatment of injuries after being hit by a truck while walking Tuesday night.
The incident is described as a hit and run.
It happened on 2200 Melrose Avenue before 9:00 p.m. Tuesday.
The woman was taken to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
Police are searching for a dark colored truck.
There is no further information at this point.