SNYDER, N.Y. (WIVB) - Amherst police need your help finding the driver who hit twolocal college students and took off.
Police say 22-year-old Amy Stewart of Grand Island and21-year-old Rachel Baird of Syracuse, were crossing Main Street atCampus Drive around two Saturday morning when they were struck.
Stewart, a grad student at UB, was taken to ECMC with headtrauma.
She's currently in critical condition.
Baird, a senior at Daemen College, suffered chest and abdominalinjuries.
Police say witnesses described the vehicle as a dark coloredSUV, may be a 90's model.
Police say it should have heavy front-end damage, especially inthe grill area.
Amherst Police is experiencing technical problems on theoriginally listed tip number (689-1355.) The new number is689-1311, main telephone number for the Amherst Police Department.It is anticipated that the originally listed number will be back inservice on 03/09/09.
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