The Lake Elsinore Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in tracking down the driver of a vehicle that struck a woman in Lakeland Village Friday night.
The incident occurred sometime around 6:30 p.m. in the 17500 block of Grand Avenue.
According to a police report, the woman and her friend were walking across Grand Avenue when she was struck by a vehicle traveling southbound on the busy roadway.
The friend said the woman was thrown into the air on impact, and the vehicle just kept going, according to the police report.
The woman was able to get up under her own power and walk into a nearby field while her friend called 911, police are reporting. The woman was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital for treatment of moderate, non-life threatening injuries, police reported.
Police have not released a vehicle description.
Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact the Lake Elsinore Police Department by calling (951) 245-3300, or after hours and on weekends at 951-776-1099.