Driver of stolen pickup truck still at large

Driver of stolen pickup truck still at large

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A woman who was hit on Tuesday afternoon by a woman driving a stolen pickup truck is in fair condition.

Central Precinct detectives and the Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Major Accident Investigation Team are investigating the case of a stolen pickup truck.

Police said a 17-year-old had left his keys inside a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado at the Pennysaver convenience store on Waters Avenue when a woman climbed in and drove off.

Police said Vickie White, 46, and Georgia Thomas, 68, were standing in Ott Street talking when they were hit by the truck at about 10:35 a.m. as it turned the corner.

The pickup crashed into a utility pole a block away. The driver ran from the crash and was chased by witnesses back to Waters Avenue where they lost sight of her, according to police.

White and Thomas were taken to Memorial University Medical Center. White was treated for minor injuries and released on Tuesday.

The suspect was described as a black female who is 5'6" to 5'8" tall and weighs between 175 and 200 pounds. She was wearing a black shirt and blue pants. She had  long, braided hair in a pony tail.

Those with information on the theft, accidents or suspect is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 912.234.2020 or text CRIMES (274637). Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualifiy for a cash reward.

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