By Yvonne Wenger and Scott Dance, Baltimore Sun
9:12 PM EDT, September 15, 2013
Lauren La Canfora, the wife of CBS Sports' "NFL Insider" Jason La Canfora who was hit by a car while running Friday in Towson, was released from a second trip to the hospital Sunday.
She remains in "a lot of pain," with a concussion but no internal injuries, her husband said. She was released from Sinai Hospital on Friday, but went back to Greater Baltimore Medical Center on Saturday and was admitted for the night.
"She's coming along much better," Jason La Canfora said.
Information identifying the driver of the white sedan that struck his wife at York Road and Stevenson Lane was proving difficult to find, La Canfora said. He visited businesses around the intersection in hopes of finding surveillance video, and was told police did the same, but there wasn't any, he said.
"I'm guessing it's a needle in a haystack here, but you never know," La Canfora said.
A Baltimore County police spokesman could not be reached Sunday, but La Canfora said police told the family they would examine red light camera photos after unsuccessfully searching surrounding neighborhoods for the vehicle.
In the hours after the incident, La Canfora, a Maryland native, issued a plea for help to his more than 333,000 Twitter followers: "Anyone who can help with info on this creep who ran over my wife, I will get you autographed NFL stuff, whatever."
La Canfora is a former intern for The Baltimore Sun, and the couple lives in Towson.
"Just trying to focus on our blessings," La Canfora said in a text message Saturday. "This is a terrible thing, and a heinous criminal act, but it easily could have been fatal, or resulted in serious brain trauma.
"The outpouring of support has been tremendous, and we are blessed with wonderful friends, neighbors and family members eager to help."
Police had said earlier that Lauren La Canfora, 42, was taken to the hospital with a serious injury Friday at about 10:30 a.m. after the accident. She was struck by a "white, four-door foreign vehicle with a temporary Maryland tag," police said. She was jogging northbound on York Road when she attempted to use the crosswalk to get to Stevenson Lane, police said.
A police spokeswoman said the vehicle sustained hood and bumper damage, and was last seen going east on Stevenson Lane. The suspect stopped briefly but then fled, police said.
Baltimore Sun Media Group reporter Jon Meoli contributed to this article.
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