OKMULGEE, Okla. – Authorities in Okmulgee are asking for the public’s help solving a crime that left a woman screaming in agony.
Around 1:40 a.m. on Tuesday, Okmulgee police officers were called to 1st and Oklahoma after witnesses reported seeing a woman lying in the road screaming.
When officers arrived at the scene, they found a woman severely injured.
“Based on the injuries the victim sustained and evidence at the scene, officers believe she was struck by a vehicle which did not remain at the scene. It is unclear how long the victim had been lying in the road when the reporting party notified police,” a statement by the Okmulgee Police Department read.
Now, officers are trying to find the hit-and-run driver.
If you saw the crash or saw any vehicle in the area of 1st an Oklahoma before 1:40 a.m., you are asked to call the police.