Victim in Lufkin hit-and-run released from hospital

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - The 17-year-old victim of a hit-and-run incident that occurred on Lufkin's Timberland Drive a week ago has been released from a Tyler hospital.

Cameron Davis was last listed in critical condition. However, a Tyler ETMC spokeswoman said he has since been released.Davis and his friends Tony Blake and Kameron Moore were riding their bicycles south in the outside lane of the 500 block of Timberland Drive when his bicycle was struck by a vehicle that was also traveling south in the outside lane at approximately 2 a.m. Sunday. Davis’ bike did not have the proper safety equipment, according to the report, which said it didn’t have a headlight or a flash red light or reflectors on its rear.

The vehicle that left the scene was a white, 4-door Toyota Tundra pickup driven by a Hispanic male that was wearing glasses.

Davis was transported to Lufkin’s Memorial Hospital for treatment, and he was later airlifted to ETMC-Tyler.

The accident report stated that pieces of the vehicle were left at the scene of the accident. The pieces were matched to a 2003 or 2004 Toyota Tundra.

Anyone with any information about this hit-and-run incident is urged to call the Lufkin Police Department at (936) 633-0356.

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