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CHP investigating pedestrian hit-and-run

Authorities are searching for a hit-and-run motorist whose vehicle struck and injured a pedestrian Saturday on Old Highway 99 in Colusa County. 

The Williams Area CHP responded to a call shortly after 8:30 PM on Saturday, March 9, for a call of a vehicle versus a pedestrian on Old Highway 99 just south of Myers Road. 

Robert Francis, 51, of Arbuckle, was transported by air ambulance to Enloe Medical Center for major injuries, CHP Press Information Officer Franco Castillo said. 

“Francis was on the southbound right shoulder walking partially in the roadway when he was struck from behind by a vehicle traveling in the same direction,” Castillo said. 

The suspect vehicle described as a light-colored sedan with front end damage to the right portion of the vehicle. Anyone having information regarding the identity of the driver or the location of the vehicle is asked to call the Williams CHP office at (530) 473-2821. Callers can remain anonymous. ■

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