Hit-and-Run Driver Critically Hurts Woman, Grandson on PCH

A white or silver vehicle struck the pair before fleeing the scene

By Samantha Tata, Ryan Bourgard and Christina Cocca
|  Saturday, Jul 27, 2013  |  Updated 5:54 AM PDT
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A hit-and-run driver critically injured two pedestrians, including a child, in Malibu. The crash shut down a 1-mile stretch of the coastal roadway. Kim Baldonado reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on July 26, 2013.

A hit-and-run driver critically injured two pedestrians, including a child, in Malibu. The crash shut down a 1-mile stretch of the coastal roadway. Kim Baldonado reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on July 26, 2013.

A woman and her grandchild are in critical condition Friday night after they were struck by a hit-and-run driver on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.

The crash happened about 8:30 p.m. in the 25500 block of PCH, according to Los Angeles County Fire Department.

A white or silver vehicle struck a grandmother, 54, and her 3-year-old grandson, said Sgt. Stephanie Shrout of the LA County Sheriff's Department Malibu station.

Both injured pedestrians were airlifted to a hospital, aerial footage showed.

The crash shut down a 1-mile stretch of the coastal roadway in both directions between Corral Canyon and Puerco Canyon, the LA County Sheriff’s Department said in an online update. The portion of PCH reopened at 9:45 p.m.

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