Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DCCXXV

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.

9400. College Park, Ga. Jan. 22. 7-year-old girl injured when struck by a red Mazda which fled the scene.

9401. Springfield, Ill. Jan. 22. 45-year-old man fatally struck by a vehicle which fled the scene.

9402. Denver, Colo. Jan. 23. Pedestrian injured when struck by a vehicle which fled the scene.

9403. Pittsfield, Mass. Jan. 19. Man fatally struck by a brown or gold Toyota which fled the scene.

9404. North Little Rock, Ark. Jan 21. Man fatally struck by a vehicle which fled the scene.

9405. Houston, Texas. Jan. 22. Woman fatally struck by a vehicle which fled the scene.

9406. Chicago, Ill. Jan. 22. 46-year-old man injured when struck by a Camaro which fled the scene.

9407. Detroit, Mich. Jan. 22. 19-year-old woman fatally struck by a gold 2005 Mercury Milan which fled the scene.

9408. Woodbridge, Va. Jan. 22. 46-year-old man badly injured when struck by a pickup truck which fled the scene.

9409. Chula Vista, Cal. Jan. 22. Man fatally struck by a vehicle which fled the scene.

9410-11. Chicago, Ill. Jan. 23. Two teenagers injured when struck by a vehicle which fled the scene.

9412. St. Louis, Mo. Jan. 23. 79-year-old man fatally struck by a vehicle which fled the scene.

9413. Waterbury, Ct. Jan. 24. Woman fatally struck by a GMC Envoy which fled the scene.

9414. Long Beach, Cal. Jan 24. 78-year-old woman fatally struck by a vehicle which fled the scene.

9415. Georgetown, Texas. Jan. 23. 19-year-old man on bicycle fatally struck by a blue car which fled the scene.

9416. Montclair, NJ. Jan. 24. 45-year-old woman injured when struck by a vehicle which fled the scene.

9417. Clearwater, Fla. Jan. 24. 7-year-old boy on bicycle injured when struck by a four-door, charcoal or gray sedan with possibly tinted windows which fled the scene.

9418-19. Colorado Springs, Colo. Jan. 24. 9-year-old girl killed and another person injured when struck by a vehicle which fled the scene; driver later arrested.

9420-21. Mt. Pleasant, Mich. Jan. 26. Two people injured when struck by a vehicle which fled the scene.

9422. Dallas, Texas. Jan. 25. Woman fatally struck by a vehicle which fled the scene.

9423. Fort Worth, Texas. Jan. 25. 58-year-old man fatally struck by a vehicle which fled the scene.

9424. Charleston Twp., Mich. Jan. 27. 49-year-old man fatally struck by a semi which fled the scene.

9425. Duluth, Ga. Jan. 22. Teenage male injured when struck by a vehicle which fled the scene.

9426. Missouri City, Texas. Jan. 27. Cyclist injured when struck by a truck which fled the scene.

9427-28. Philadelphia, Pa. Jan. 27. 48-year-old woman killed and 3-year-old grandson injured when struck by a white minivan which fled the scene.

9429. Austin, Texas. Jan. 24. 5-year-old boy injured when struck by a vehicle which fled the scene.

9430. Flint, Mich. Jan. 26. 25-year-old man fatally struck by a vehicle which fled the scene.

9431. Lakewood, NJ. Jan. 27. Woman injured when struck by a vehicle which fled the scene.

9432. Conneaut, Ohio. Jan. 26. 59-year-old woman fatally struck by a vehicle which fled the scene. (Driver later arrested)

9433. New Castle, Del. Jan. 28. 23-year-old man critically injured when struck by a grey car which fled the scene.

9434. Stamford, Ct. Jan. 29. Man injured when struck by a vehicle which fled the scene.

9435. Baltimore, Md. Jan. 28. 54-year-old man injured when struck by a 2003-2007 bronze colored Honda Accord which fled the scene.

9436. Oroville, Cal. Jan. 28. 65-year-old on bicycle fatally struck by a light-colored SUV which fled the scene.

9437. Phoenix, Ariz. Jan. 29. Man fatally struck by a vehicle which fled the scene.

9438. Philadelphia, Pa. Jan. 30. Man injured when struck by a vehicle which fled the scene.

9439-40. Jerusalem Twp., Ohio. Jan. 29. Two pedestrians injured when struck by a vehicle which fled the scene.

9441. Whittier, Cal. Jan. 30. Man in 40s on bicycle fatally struck by a newer model Lexus which fled the scene.

9442. Kansas City, Mo. Jan. 30. Man in wheelchair critically injured when struck by a vehicle which fled the scene.struck by a which fled the scene.

9443. Stockton, Cal. Jan. 30. 51-year-old woman fatally struck by a vehicle which fled the scene.

9444. Medina, Ohio. Jan. 30. 60-year-old woman injured when struck by a vehicle which fled the scene.

9445. Reading, Pa. Jan. 26. Woman injured when struck by a pickup truck which fled the scene.

9446. Wayne, Mich. Jan. 23. Man in wheelchair injured when struck by a vehicle which fled the scene.

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Please send thoughts and prayers to the family of long-time Twitter pal @GingerKiller

According to a report released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office on Feb. 14, the man who died on Feb. 8 as a result of a Feb. 4 hit-and-run in Brooklyn Park was identified as 50-year-old Brooklyn Park resident John Allen Ingram. The suspect in the hit-and-run, Brooklyn Center man Ahmed Hassan, is currently in custody after he turned himself in to police.

And I quote (II)…

A man was kicked out of Pure Gold’s Crazy Horse on McCann Street around 2 a.m. Sunday, angering the already irate man further. He then got into his car, drove up on to the sidewalk, hitting the security guard and another vehicle before driving away.

And I quote (III)…

“I can brush my teeth,” he said softly, “but I get tired quick.”

And I quote (IV)…

State police in Lehigh County are asking the public’s help in solving a fatal hit-and-run accident from 2013 in Lower Macungie Township.

Michael J. Mason, 36, of Bethlehem, was walking southbound on the west berm of Route 222 near the intersection of Kressler Road when he was struck by a southbound vehicle about 7:50 p.m. on Nov. 29, 2013. Mason was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The victim’s sister says her brother is in a coma on life-support with spinal chord damage and a brain injury. The family is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest.

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A Lorain man has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run crash on Interstate 90 that killed a Cleveland police officer this morning.

And I quote (VII)…

Police say the woman injured in a Northeast Austin hit-and-run earlier this month died a few days after the crash. The driver that hit her is in custody and charged with intoxication assault.

And I quote (VIII)…

“I have been in such severe pain and crying every day and it’s like … It’s hard to even pull through because I’m totally helpless,” she said.

And I quote (IX)…

“I just don’t wanna believe this, I don’t wanna believe that he’s gone (crying),” said Bizzle, Jr.

And I quote (X)…

A Brooklyn man accused of ramming a 71-year-old woman with his minivan as cops chased him has been identified as the cousin of a National Action Network leader.

Activist Kirsten John Foy escorted Todd Foy into the 79th Precinct stationhouse Tuesday to surrender in the Jan. 10 theft and hit-and-run.

And I quote (XI)…

If passed, that legislation would send hit-and-run notifications out on the state’s Amber Alert system and legally require auto-body shops to tell law-enforcement agencies if a vehicle matching the description has been brought to them for repairs.

And I quote (XII)…

“The victim had just finished crossing the street when a white Ford Taurus 4-door traveling south on Schaefer drove up on the sidewalk and struck the victim,” police said in a statement. ” … After the accident, the vehicle fled the scene.”

And I quote (XIII)…

“He didn’t do harm to anybody. I don’t understand how this could happen to him,” cousin Gloria Kelly said.

And I quote (XIV)…

TROY, MI — Troy police arrested an alleged hit and run driver who has had her license suspended 27 times, according to a police report. The driver’s blood alcohol content was a whopping .223 percent, according to a preliminary breath test taken at the scene.

And I quote (XV)…

Police located the vehicle and from a photo released by authorities the interior and back of the sedan appeared to have been burned. The hood is damaged and buckled.

And I quote (XVI)…

“It’s sad because I want him to be here with me so we could graduate together, but he’s not, so I’m doing it for him,” Brian Walton said.

And I quote (XVII)…

GARLAND (CBSFDW) – After nearly three weeks in the trauma center, 18-year-old Natalia Estrada is leaving. Today she moves to an in-patient rehab facility to start physical therapy.

“She’s thankful to be moving since activity is restricted in the trauma unit,” says family friend Brandy Gonzales. “She’s happy that now she doesn’t have to be in a box, as she calls it.”

And I quote (XVIII)…

They are 19-year-old Kimberly Phillips and her 10-year-old sister, Loraya Braxton, both of the 6000 block of Large Street.

The driver, 48-year-old Kenneth Ruch, of the 8100 block of Henry Avenue, is charged with two counts each of Homicide by Vehicle, Homicide by Vehicle while DUI, and Involuntary Manslaughter.

It happened at 11:42 p.m. Saturday on the Roosevelt Blvd. at Large Street in the city’s Oxford Circle section.

Police say the sisters were crossing the Boulevard on the red light when they were hit by Ruch’s Jeep.

Caught, convicted, court appearance or car-on-car in … San Antonio, Texas; Burlington, NC; Indianapolis, Ind.; Corpus Christi, Texas; Columbia, Mo.; New Orleans, La.; Davenport, Iowa; Pittsburgh, Pa.; Bryan, Texas; Tucson, Ariz.; Hialeah, Fla.; Albany, NY; Victorville, Cal.; Kenner, La.; Akron, Ohio.

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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