Hit-and-Run Driver Drags Man Down Street: Police

By David Chang
|  Sunday, Apr 13, 2014  |  Updated 11:09 AM EDT
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Philadelphia Police are searching for a woman who they say dragged a man down a street with her vehicle and then fled the scene.

Police say the unidentified woman briefly spoke with the 74-year-old victim around 6:50 p.m. on Saturday on 29th and Thompson Streets while she was inside her vehicle.

The woman then allegedly pulled away from the curb with her vehicle, traveling northbound on 29th Street, as the man held onto the side.

Police say the woman drove for two city blocks, dragging the man, before he finally fell off. The woman then allegedly continued northbound on 29th Street, fleeing the scene.

The victim suffered a fractured skull, broken leg and broken foot. He was taken to Hahnemann Hospital where he is currently in serious condition.

Police say the woman was driving a green mid-size SUV type vehicle, possibly a Jeep Grand Cherokee or Ford. They have not yet released a detailed description of the woman however.

Stay with NBC10.com for more details on this developing story.
 

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