Driver reportedly hits pedestrian north of Coeur d'Alene, flees

<p><p>A driver of a vehicle that struck a pedestrian had fled the scene Tuesday afternoon in Hayden, according to the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office.</p></p><p><p>The sheriff’s office received the report around 4:20 p.m. and responded to Ramsey and Tugboat roads. The victim was treated at the scene and taken to Kootenai Health in Coeur d’Alene for nonlife-threatening injuries, Deputy Lt. Ryan Higgins said in a news release.</p></p><p><p>Meanwhile, witnesses described the suspect’s vehicle as a dark 1990s Jeep Grand Cherokee. It was last seen heading south on Ramsey Road, Higgins said.</p></p><p><p>Ramsey Road was blocked for hours because of the crash.</p></p><p><p>If you witnessed the accident or observed the vehicle, contact the sheriff’s office at (208) 446-1300.</p></p>