Police search for light-colored pickup after Wednesday hit-and-run

Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 3:08pm

Metro police are on the lookout for a pickup truck that hit and critically injured 46-year-old Sharon Higgins at 5:20 p.m. Wednesday.

The truck, described as a white or light beige truck that was pulling a long trailer with one taillight out, hit Higgins on 10th Avenue North at Jefferson Street and paused momentarily before leaving the scene, headed south down 10th Avenue.

Higgins was listed in critical but stable condition at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Police ask anyone with information about the pickup truck or its driver to call Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME or send a tip to Crime Stoppers by texting the word “CASH” along with their message to 274637 (CRIMES).