Police searching for hit-and-run driver

Police searching for hit-and-run driver

AMARILLO - The Amarillo Police Department is searching for the driver responsible for hitting two pedestrians on Tuesday night.

The incident happened near Interstate 40 and Lakeside Dr. Officials say Gregory Scott Adkins was pushing Cheryl Ann Shrogren in a wheelchair when were both hit, with the former sustaining an to his chest.

Both Adkins and Shrogren were transported to a local hospital with what were initially believed to be life-threatening injuries.

Officials say alcohol consumption by the pedestrians and pedestrian in roadway violations are factors in this collision.

Adkins and Shrogren were treated and released from the hospital.

Police could only identify the vehicle involved as a silver SUV believed to have severe damage on the front, right side.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 806.374.4400.