Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DCCCLXXV

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.

12315. “The memories that we had are a lifetime,” he said. “They won’t go away, but it’s very tough right now, it’s very tough.”

12316. 911 caller: “Somebody got hit, a dude, in the middle of the street, a dude, and then there was another car that came down the street, and now a dude is under his car. I think he dead. I ain’t gone lie.”

12317. A bicyclist was killed after being struck by a hit-and-run pickup truck just blocks from his home in the Parkside section of Philadelphia.

According to authorities, when police arrived on scene, they found 28-year-old Nyier Cunningham lying on the sidewalk suffering from trauma to his head and injuries to his head and torso.

12318. “When you see that video, you can see that those children were inches away from being catastrophically injured as well,” Philadelphia Police Captain Mark Overwise told reporters.

12319. “I want them to always know their dad,” she said. “And I tell them now: ‘Dada is part of you and he will always be part of you’ to let them know how much he loved them.”

12320. Ten years after a 24-year-old woman was left for dead after being struck by a car, an arrest has been made in the fatal 2012 hit-and-run in Texas.

12321. Dallas police are searching for a suspect who they said assaulted two women after being involved in a hit-and-run incident Saturday morning.

12322. Police are investigating a hit-and-run that left a pedestrian dead on the northeast side of Indianapolis early Saturday morning.

12323. COBB COUNTY, Ga. — A 19-year-old has been charged with a hit-and-run that left a 6-year-old boy and a 30-year-old man in Marietta fighting for their lives.

12324. “I told them ‘no,’” Ayers said. “Whoever did that was cold, to hit a person and keep going. That’s so cold. I started crying. We’ve got to get it together.”

12325. A pedestrian is dead and police are searching for the driver involved, according to a release from the Tallahassee Police Department.

12326. Police have recovered a truck wanted for allegedly striking and killing a bicyclist in a hit-and-run in West Philadelphia. Police identified the man killed as 28-year-old Nyier “Nas” Cunningham. He was two blocks away from his home.

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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