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Hit And Run Suspect In Critical Condition Following Foot Pursuit

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SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team is looking into why a hit and run suspect is in critical condition following a foot pursuit Wednesday morning. 

Deputy Craig Chamberlin said in a press release that a Spokane Police Officer witnessed a hit and run collision near Division and Magnesium at around 10:30am on Wednesday. The suspect, who has not been identified, initially fled the area in his car, then on foot. He was taken into custody a short time later. 

The arresting officer said they immediately noticed the suspect was experiencing some sort of medical emergency and called medics to the scene. The suspect was taken to the hospital and Deputy Chamberlin said he is in critical condition. 

Law enforcement is not identifying exactly what sort of medical emergency took place, however due to the critical condition of the suspect, the SIRR team was activated to investigate. 

This is a developing story and we will update you with any new information as soon as it becomes available. 
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