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EMS crews respond to hit-and-run near University of Houston-Downtown

HOUSTON, TX — Authorities were called to a hit-and-run collision late Monday morning, north of downtown Houston, according to the City of Houston Active Incidents page.

The incident was reported at 1499 North Main Street, near Burnett Street, in an area just north of University of Houston-Downtown (UHD). Houston Police were called to the scene at around 11:26 a.m.

While the circumstances of the event remain under investigation, police dispatchers described the event as a “major
crash in which at least one person failed to stop and render aid (FSRA).

By 11:42 a.m., Houston Fire Department crews were also requested at the scene for an “EMS event,” indicating potential injuries.

As of this writing, neither agency has confirmed the number of people injured or the severity of their condition(s).

The HPD has not released a description of the hit-and-run suspect and/or vehicle.

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