Woman in critical condition after car hit her in the street, sped off

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SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) - A woman is in critical condition after police say she was hit by a car that sped off, leaving her in pain and alone in the middle of a Sherman street.

Family of the victim said a woman was going after a dog in the street at Lamar and Colbert in Sherman when a car pulled out and hit her before it took off .

"We need to find out who drove off and left my sister to die at night."

Tuesday night just before 10 p.m., Rhonda Pearson said her sister Felicia Pearson ran after a dog in the road, ad a car hit and killed the dog, and hit Felicia, who was left hurt and alone in the street.

"It's gonna be a long, long painful road," Rhonda said.

Felicia suffered injuries all over her body including a broken pelvis and is currently in the ICU at a Plano hospital.

Rhonda said her sister will likely be there for months.

"A nurse said she would never have feeling back in her toes or legs," Rhonda said.

Sherman Police said they have no suspect or vehicle description.

This is the fourth case in less than two weeks where a pedestrian was hit by a car.

"When you're driving, be aware of anything that could possibly happen," said Sgt. Brett Mullen. "Expect the unexpected."

Her family tells us they just want answers.

"Why wouldn't you stop?" asked niece Erika Doughty.

They tell us they are collecting video from homes and businesses nearby and searching for anyone with information.

"We love her and are gonna stand by her and see what we can do to help her, finding out who did this to her," Rhonda said.

If you have any information on who was driving, you're urged to call Sherman police.

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