Kennewick police searching for man following hit and run

Tri-City HeraldAugust 30, 2013 

— Police are looking for a 39-year-old man who allegedly ran from a collision on Clearwater Avenue, leaving behind two injured passengers in his car.

Lanae Rodriguez, 32, of Kennewick, was driving a maroon SUV on Lincoln and hit a gold SUV driven by Alfredo L. Robles about 4 p.m. Thursday, Sgt. Ken Lattin said in a news release.

Robles allegedly ran away before police arrived, leaving behind his two passengers, Violeta Delacruz, 47, and her 8-year-old daughter, Lattin said. Robles and Delacruz apparently live together.

Delacruz and her daughter were taken to Kennewick General Hospital. Their conditions were not immediately available.

Robles is wanted for leaving the scene of an accident and driving with a suspended driver’s license, said police.

Anyone with information on Robles’ whereabouts is asked to contact Tri-Cities Crime Stoppers at 586-8477, 800-222-8477 or All calls are confidential.

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