BLANDING, Utah (ABC4) – Deputies are searching for a hit-and-run suspect who left a 12-year-old girl in serious condition in Blanding.
The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office says the incident happened near Blue Mountain Road around 8 p.m. on Friday night.
Officials say the suspect did not stop driving after striking the girl and fled the scene. The victim suffered serious injuries and was flown to Primary Children’s Hospital for treatment.
Deputies are offering a $500 reward for any information that leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect.
The incident is being investigated by San Juan County Sheriff’s Deputies and the Blanding City Police. Authorities are hoping surveillance footage from around the area will provide more clues on the suspect.
Police are asking anyone with information about the situation or the suspect to contact authorities at (435) 587-2237.