Hit-and-Run America, Vol. CMXXV

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call the police, even anonymously. After a respite from keeping the list, it restarted in January 2019, highlighting one case a day. If there’s a case you’ve seen that deserves highlighting, drop me a line at hickey@brianphickey.com.

13079. They said a witness reported that a blue-colored SUV struck a pedestrian who was walking along the shoulder of the road toward the center of town. The witness said after the driver hit the person, the driver fled south on Meriden Avenue toward Meriden.

13080. Police say they are investigating a hit-and-run crash along Anaheim Street and Cedar Avenue that left a pedestrian injured Tuesday night. The crash happened sometime around 10:44 p.m. At the scene, officers located a man laying on the ground and suffering from injuries to his upper body, according to the Long Beach Police Department.

13081. Las Vegas police are on the lookout for two vehicles accused of hitting the same pedestrian and fleeing the scene on Tuesday night.

13082. Police are investigating a hit-and-run crash in Philadelphia that left a woman critically injured, authorities say. According to law enforcement, the incident occurred in the area of 70th Street and Cobbs Creek Parkway in the southwest section of the city just after 10:45 a.m. on Thursday.

13083. Florence (Ky.) Police have obtained a photo of the vehicle involved in a hit and run on Tuesday night. The photo shows the vehicle to be a silver Honda CRV. Police say the vehicle may have damage to the front driver’s side. A pedestrian was struck by Honda on Turfway Road on Tuesday around 9:36 p.m.

13084. “Mrs. Poe was brutally run over and killed by our suspects,” says Chief Morris. “There was no regard for her life whatsoever because they didn’t have to do that. A tragic and horrific scene for her family. I want the public to understand that her children and her husband watched this happen.”


13086. Police are looking for a pickup truck involved in a hit-and-run crash in Vienna Township that left a pedestrian badly injured. Investigators say a pedestrian, who was not identified, was struck sometime between 4 a.m. and 5 a.m. Wednesday. They were pronounced dead Thursday morning.

13087. Chicago police released a surveillance image of a car they said was used in a deadly hit-and-run in the South Austin neighborhood last Saturday. Police said the car struck and killed a 55-year-old man walking on the 5100-block of West Jackson Boulevard last Saturday shortly before 10 p.m.

13088. The Columbia (SC) Police Department is looking for a driver and vehicle accused of a hit-and-run incident at the 800 block of Blossom Street. Authorities said the incident happened on Wednesday, March 15 involving a female victim who was using the crosswalk. The victim suffered a broken leg, according to authorities.

13089. TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. (WFLA) — Tarpon Springs police said they are still trying to find the driver responsible for a deadly hit-and-run crash. Police said 17-year-old Mia Schoen of Pompano Beach was crossing U.S. Highway 19 on March 28 when she was struck by a Toyota pickup truck traveling northbound near the intersection of Klosterman Road.

13090. “I remember thinking it was my last moment of life,” she said with tears beginning to fill her eyes, “and then being surrounded by helping hands.”

13091. TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — The South Tucson Police responded to reports of a hit and run involving a pedestrian near 29th Street.

13092. The Henrico County (Va.) Police Department is asking for help identifying and locating a driver who they say hit a young teen riding a bicycle in eastern Henrico before leaving the scene.

13093. AUSTIN, Texas — Police are asking the public for help finding a black GMC Yukon and its driver following a fatal hit-and-run in North Austin. Austin police say around 7:20 p.m. on Wednesday night, a cyclist was riding on the sidewalk of the Interstate 35 service road, near the East Rundberg Lane intersection, when the GMC pulled out of a driveway and hit him.

13094. LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – The Louisville Metro Police Department and their Traffic Unit responded to a hit-and-run involving a nine-year-old on Saturday evening.

13095. Virginia State Police say James City County police were dispatched to a deadly hit and run on Fenton Mill Road on Saturday, and around 11:45 p.m. James City County police requested state police to be the primary investigators in the crash. Troopers say the preliminary investigations revealed that witnesses saw a man, identified as 64-year-old Andrew Davis, walking with his dog in the eastbound lane on Fenton Mill Road when a car hit him from

13096. San Diego police are asking the public to help find the hit-and-run driver who struck a pedestrian in Little Italy, leaving the woman with serious injuries.

13097. Ten months after the hit-and-run crash that killed 11-year-old Ja’lon James, his family says Chicago police have not given them any updates on the investigation into his death – and NBC 5 Investigates is now suing to obtain public records on the case.

More hit-and-run stories, including every volume of Hit-and-Run America (in reverse order), are accessible from this linked page. (The full Volume-by-Volume list will appear sporadically from now on.)

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