Tyler police: 2 injured in auto-pedestrian incident at mall

Tyler police: 2 injured in auto-pedestrian incident at mall
Source: Gray News Media (Source: Gray News Media)

TYLER, Texas (News Release) - On February 11, Tyler Police Officers responded to the parking lot of Broadway Square Mall after reports of two pedestrians being hit in a parking lot. Alejandra Duarte-Valle, 35 and Jose Lopez-Perez, 27, both from Longview, were walking in the parking lot of JC Penney when they were struck by a vehicle. Witnesses who did not see the incident saw a silver sedan speeding out of the parking lot.

Duarte-Valle and Lopez-Perez were both transported to UT Health on Beckham by EMS. As of February 14, Duarte-Valle has been released from the hospital but Lopez-Perez remains in critical condition.

If you know anything about this incident or who may be involved, contact Detective Gardner at (903) 535-0192 or Tyler-Smith County Crime Stoppers at (903) 597-2833.