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Hit-and-run incident at Walmart injures three

Police are searching for a driver who injured three people in a hit-and-run accident in the Walmart parking lot in Clarence late Friday night.

The incident occurred at 10:25 p.m., when a driver struck two pedestrians in the Walmart Supercenter parking lot at 5033 Transit Road, according to the Erie County Sheriff’s deputies.

As the driver left the scene, a third person attempted to stop the vehicle and was also injured, according to the report.

The first two pedestrians suffered minor injuries, but the third person was taken to Erie County Medical Center for treatment.

No information was available regarding the severity of the victim’s injuries and no further information was available Saturday regarding how the accident occurred.

The vehicle was described as a purple Chevy Beretta or Pontiac Grand Prix. No license plate information is available. Police agencies attempted to locate the fleeing vehicle Friday night but were unsuccessful. The Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information to call the tip line at 858-7755.