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APD: Woman lying on road run over by vehicle in North Star

Anchorage police have closed a portion of West 27th Avenue at Blueberry Street.
Anchorage police have closed a portion of West 27th Avenue at Blueberry Street.
Updated: Jun. 17, 2021 at 5:30 AM AKDT
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - A woman lying down on the roadway near the West 27th Avenue and Blueberry Street intersection was run over by a vehicle early Thursday morning, according to the Anchorage Police Department.

The woman sustained life-threatening injuries and was later sent to the hospital after officers found her at 2:16 a.m. Police said they are still investigating the reason why she was on the road.

Police added that they have no information on the suspect nor the hit-and-run vehicle yet.

An early Thursday morning Nixle community alert said officers were at the scene and closed a portion of West 27th Avenue at Blueberry Street. The road has been reopened since then.

This is a developing story. Check in for updates.

Editor’s note: This story was updated with additional information at 6:23 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.

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