Caught on camera: Truck hits woman and flees scene

Austin police are searching for a driver who was seen on surveillance video hitting a woman at a gas station and then fleeing the scene. 

Police say around 2 a.m. on Feb. 9, 2018 officers responded to calls at a gas station located in the 700 block of E. Ben White Boulevard where a Dodge truck was seen hitting a woman and leaving the scene without stopping to help. Police are now searching for the driver. 

The car is described as being dark green with oversized wheels and a front brush guard. Police say it was a diesel Dodge pickup with lift kit. 

The woman hit was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. 

Austin police ask the public to contact them at (512) 974-5789 or 512-472-TIPS with any information about the case.