TYLER, Texas — Two people were injured and police are searching for the driver responsible following a hit-and-run on Tuesday.
According to the Tyler Police Department, officers responded to the parking lot of Broadway Square Mall on reports of two pedestrians being hit in a parking lot.
Police say Alejandra Duarte-Valle, 35, and Jose Lopez-Perez, 27, both of Longview, were walking in the parking lot of JC Penney when they were struck by a vehicle. Witnesses say they saw a silver sedan speeding out of the parking lot following the incident.
Duarte-Valle and Lopez-Perez were taken to a Tyler hospital.
As of Friday, Duarte-Valle has been released from the hospital but Lopez-Perez remains in critical condition.
If you have any information regarding this incident please contact Detective Gardner at (903) 535-0192 or Tyler-Smith County Crime Stoppers at (903) 597-2833.