Woman struck, critically injured by 18-wheeler while crossing street in Garland

The Garland Police Department and Fire/EMS responded to a person struck by a vehicle around 6:30AM this morning at N. Shiloh Road and Arapaho Road.

Police say the woman was utilizing a crosswalk when an 18-wheeler turned onto the roadway and struck her. Reports indicate she had the right of way and the semi truck failed to yield to her right-of-way.

The 18-wheeler continued down the road and did not stop at the scene. At this time, it is unclear if the driver recognized that he or she had struck the woman pedestrian.

The woman was transported to a nearby hospital with critical injuries.

Investigators are requesting those with information to contact the Garland PD at 972-205-4063.