Monday, February 27, 2012
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ALBANY — A 19-year-old Albany woman was the victim of a hit and run over the weekend, according to Albany Police Department reports.
Before 5 a.m. Sunday, officers were sent to the emergency center of Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, where Demonica Blakely said that someone had struck her with a vehicle.
A police report narrative said that Blakely reported that she was walking from Club Escape on South McKinley Street when a car drove by from which someone yelled, “West side.” She further stated that the car turned around and began traveling north on South McKinley.
At some point after that, she was hit while walking southward on the street.
Blakely told police she did not know who else was in the vehicle. All she could say was it was a small, dark-colored car, the narrative said.
At the hospital, Blakely showed officers her right leg. It reportedly had signs of swelling. She also said her upper back was hurting.
A hospital spokeswoman said Blakely was discharged. from Phoebe’s emergency center on Sunday.
The case remains active for aggravated assault and is under investigation.