Apple Valley woman injured in hit-and-run
A 25-year-old Apple Valley woman was a victim of a hit-and-run on Friday, police said. StarTribune
Joan Levasseur, who is deaf, was hit by an unidentified vehicle while walking eastbound across Cedar Ave. at 153rd Street in Apple Valley at 9:11pm Friday.
Levasseur was taken to Fairview Ridges Hospital in Burnsville and then transferred to Hennepin County Medical Center, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reported.
A spokesperson for HCMC told the St. Paul Pioneer Press that Levasseur was in critical condition.
Levasseur suffered a trauma to the head, severe brain injury, fractures to both legs, a fractured pelvis, a broken right hand and lacerations to her face, Levasseur's sister-in-law told the St. Paul Pioneer Press.
Witnesses told the St. Paul Pioneer Press that the vehicle was large and light-colored, but there are currently no suspects.
The incident is under investigation by the Apple Valley Police Department and the Minnesota State Patrol.