Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DCCLXIII

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.

10240-41. Las Vegas, Nev. Sept. 9. Two pedestrians injured.

10242. Essex, Md. Sept. 11. 23-year-old man killed.

10243. Santa Ana, Cal. Sept. 10. 57-year-old man killed.

10244. Phoenix, Az. Sept. 11. Man critically injured.

10245. Tulsa, Okla. Sept. 10. Man injured.

10246. San Antonio, Texas. Sept. 11. 64-year-old man killed.

10247. Madison, Wisc. Sept. 11. Bicyclist injured.

10248. Adams County, Colo. Sept. 11. Child killed.

10249. Apple Valley, Cal. Sept. 10. Woman injured.

10250. Brattleboro, Vt. Sept. 11. 55-year-old man injured.

10251. Los Angeles, Cal. Sept. 13. 41-year-old man on bicycle killed.

10252. New York City, NY. Sept. 13. Woman killed.

10253. Hempstead, NY. Sept. 12. 80-year-old woman killed.

10254. Wilmington, Del. Sept. 12. Man injured.

10255. Merrillville, Ill. Sept. 12. 18-year-old man injured.

10256-57. Springfield, Mass. Sept. 12. Two women injured.

10258. St. Paul, Minn. Sept. 12. 91-year-old man injured.

10259. St. Paul, Minn. Sept. 13. 7-year-old girl injured.

10260. Bakersfield, Cal. Sept. 13. 45-year-old man killed.

10261. Phoenix, Ariz. Sept. 10. 14-year-old boy injured.

10262. Salt Lake City, Utah. Sept. 14. Woman injured.

10263. San Diego, Cal. Sept. 14. Elderly woman killed.

10264. Detroit, Mich. Sept. 11. 58-year-old woman injured.

10265. Queens, NY. Sept. 13. 71-year-old man injured.

10266. Hamtramck, Mich. Sept. 16. 5-year-old boy injured.

10267-68. Durham, NC. Sept. 16. Two pedestrians injured.

10269. Sherman, Texas. Sept.16. Pedestrian killed.

10270.  Glynn County, Ga. Sept. 15. 18-year-old woman killed.

10271. Lubbock, Texas. Sept. 17. 43-year-old man killed.

10272. Sterling, Ill. Sept. 16. Male juvenile injured.

10273-74. Knoxville, Tenn. Sept. 17. 29-year-old man killed, 24-year-old woman injured.

10274. Denton, Texas. Sept. 16. 50-year-old man killed.

10275. Lake Charles, La. Sept. 15. 55-year-old man killed.

10276. Newburgh, NY. Sept. 17. 90-year-old man killed.

10277. Norwalk, Ct. Sept.15. 65-year-old man killed.

10278. Honey Brook, Pa. Sept. 17. 20-year-old man killed.

10279-80. Indianapolis, Ind. Sept. 17. One man killed, one injured.

10281. Denver, Colo. Sept. 17. Man killed.


Related stories:

And I quote (I)…

“My cousin was not an animal to be left there for death. I hope he opens his eyes and realizes the damage he did to our family,” Junilyz Candelario, 23, said of her deceased cousin, Jadee Soto.

And I quote (II)…

“The biggest frustration is how someone could kill so many people and still be out there and not taken any responsibility,” Thomas said. “My frustration is with the person who killed our families.”

And I quote (III)…

“I kept compressing her chest, I tried searching for a pulse, but she had no pulse – her lips were blue,” Powell says.

And I quote (IV)…

The man accused in a fatal hit and run incident over the weekend has been suspended from his job as a corrections officer.

And I quote (V)…

Four pedestrians were left bruised, bleeding or unconscious last month after being struck by a moving vehicle on Staten Island.

And I quote (VI)…

A fight over drugs ended with a man deliberately driving into a group of people in the southern Minnesota city of Mankato, injuring six, police said Monday.

And I quote (VII)…

“He started to try and get up, and I told him please stay down, help is on the way.”
Anthony Garcia of Mayfair added, “We see the body lying there, the man on the ground. We went over to protect him from traffic so he wouldn’t get hit. He looked in really bad shape.”

And I quote (VIII)…

“One of the residents came in and said that the lady that came in to volunteer was in the street,” said Deanna Jaymes, who worked with the hit and run victim at nearby Fresh Start transition home for women. “She thought she’d been hit by a car so I went out there and found her with a bunch of people around her, just laying in the street. It was very sad. Very tragic.”

And I quote (IX)…

A woman who fatally hit a bicyclist in Van Nuys and fled the scene has been arrested just five days after a man who hit the same person and also fled was arrested, the Los Angeles Police Department announced on Tuesday.

And I quote (X)…

And I quote (XI)…

Denver prosecutors have charged the suspect in a fatal hit-and-run near Coors Field last month with leaving the scene of an accident and vehicular homicide.

And I quote (XII)…

“I couldn’t believe it, but at that point there were probably five to ten other good Samaritans that stopped, who I do want to say thank you to all the people who did stop,” he said.

And I quote (XIII)…

A 39-year-old man was taken into custody on Monday in connection with a hit-and-run crash that killed a Kenosha County bicyclist.

And I quote (XIV)…

SAN ANTONIO – A Good Samaritan is dead after attempting to help victims of another hit and run accident on the northeast side.

Today, we are learning more about this Good Samaritan.

Lloyd Littrell, 68, served over 20 years in the Air Force. He was also a bus driver for Judson ISD. That’s how he met his wife.


Caught, convicted, court appearance or car-on-car inCedar Rapids, Iowa; Petaluma, Cal.; Washington, Ind.; Tulsa, Okla.; High Point, NC; Napa, Cal.; Lindenhurst, NY; Nashville, Tenn.; Columbia, Tenn.; Kent, Wash.; Pittsburg, Cal.; Baltimore, Md.; Folsom, Cal.; Greenwood, Ind.; Havelock, Neb.; Lincoln, Neb.; Courtland Twp., Mich.; San Leandro, Cal.; Worcester, Mass.; Dallas County, Texas.

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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