Authorities Thursday circulated a photo of a hit-and-run suspect who was driven from the scene of a two-vehicle crash in Lancaster that critically injured an 11-year-old girl.

The collision, which left both vehicles disabled, was reported just after midnight Tuesday at 20th Street East and Lancaster Boulevard, the sheriff’s department reported. The girl was riding in one vehicle and the suspect was driving the other.

According to the sheriff’s department, the suspect was driven away from the scene in a gold or tan Infiniti four-door sedan, license number 6MWM091, that drove up to the crash site.

Authorities believe the suspect who left in the Infiniti was 25-year-old Eduardo Medrano Jr., who “was positively identified by multiple witnesses and seen fleeing the scene in (the Infiniti) that drove up after the collision,” according to a sheriff’s statement.

Investigators releases a photo of Medrano, described as Hispanic, 5 feet 10 inches tall and 145 pounds, with black hair and green eyes.

“Investigators are also seeking the unidentified driver of the Infiniti sedan as a person of interest,” according to the sheriff’s statement.

Anyone with information about the case was urged to call (661) 940-3814, or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.

–City News Service

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