Police say the driver involved in hit-and-run collision turned himself in

Hit-and-run crash leaves pedestrian with life-threatening injuries
Hit-and-run crash leaves pedestrian with life-threatening injuries
Published: Oct. 9, 2022 at 9:36 PM AKDT|Updated: Oct. 10, 2022 at 5:05 AM AKDT
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - The driver involved in a hit-and-run crash Sunday night has turned himself in to Anchorage police.

According to a community alert, police responded to a reported hit-and-run accident shortly before 7:40 p.m. Sunday night that left two pedestrians hospitalized.

The accident closed northbound lanes of Muldoon Road, all of which were reopened at 12:26 a.m. Monday morning.

At 5:16 a.m. Monday the driver involved in the crash turned himself in to the police, according to an updated community alert.

Police wrote that they contacted the man and impounded the vehicle for evidence, and that no charges have yet been filed.

“The driver of the SUV initially stopped after the collision but then left without making contact with anyone. The adult female victim suffered life-threatening injuries. The adult male victim is expected to survive his injuries,” police wrote.

This story has been updated with new information.