Police interview elderly driver in hit-and-run that critically injured child; no arrests made in case

Catalina still fighting for life after hit-and-run
Catalina still fighting for life after hit-and-run(KOLD)
Published: Jun. 9, 2021 at 6:04 PM MST|Updated: Jun. 9, 2021 at 7:04 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - On her third birthday, Catalina Rodriguez is still on life support following a hit-and-run on the south side.

On April 16, a person driving a truck hit Rodriguez in the crosswalk at Irvington Road and Ninth Avenue.

Tucson Police released photos, asking for the public’s help identifying the driver’s truck.

KOLD has learned the TPD identified the driver as an elderly man. Detectives made contact with the man, but no charges have been filed, nor have any arrests been made.

Details are limited, but TPD said it will turn over its discoveries to the Pima County Attorney’s Office for further review.

The Tucson community continues to rally for Catalina. Click HERE to donate to the family’s GoFundMe.

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