2 serious Phoenix area pedestrian accidents on Friday night

Two separate Arizona pedestrian accidents have resulted in the death of one person and serious injuries to another.

In one case, the Arizona Republic is reporting that the Peoria Police Department is asking for help in locating a female SUV driver involved in a hit-and-run pedestrian accident. The driver fled the scene of the crash that occurred near 83rd Ave. and Thunderbird Road. An 18-year-old pedestrian that was struck by the SUV is in critical condition.

It is being reported that the vehicle drove up on the sidewalk and hit the victim late Friday night as the pedestrian was walking home from his place of employment. Police do not have a good description of the subject.

Anyone with information about the Peoria hit and run accident should immediately call police at 623-773-7061.

Another deadly pedestrian accident occurred on Friday night in Tempe, Arizona, according to azcentral.com. A man was struck by a car on Tempe Street and died from his injuries. The pedestrian was struck by 2010 Toyota Corolla while walking northbound in the area of University Drive and Price Road. The 73-year-old pedestrian was taken by ambulance to an area hospital where he passed away a short time later.

Exact details as to how the deadly Tempe pedestrian accident occurred have not been reported.