Hit-and-Run America, Vol. MIX

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.

14408. A person was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in Antioch on Sunday morning, according to police.

14409. FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) — An investigation is underway after a 72-year-old woman hit by a car in Fall River over the weekend. Officers responded to Broadway just before 9 p.m. Sunday and found the woman face down in the road. She was conscious, but unaware of what happened, according to a police report obtained by 12 News.

14410. Police in Prince George’s County are investigating a hit-and-run that left a 48-year-old pedestrian dead. The victim has been identified as Carlos Barrett Sr., of Suitland.

14411. “The driving in our city is completely out of control and we need to clamp down from every single angle possible,” said Alderwoman Cara Spencer, reacting to another pedestrian fatal crash in the city of St. Louis, this one in her district at Gravois and Russell.

14412. ELBERTA, Ala. (WALA) – A child is seriously injured after being struck this morning by a vehicle, and the driver of that vehicle faces felony charges for leaving the scene of an accident, according to the Elberta Police Department.

14413. The Lawrence, Kansas, Police Department shared a photo of a suspect vehicle Monday hoping someone can help identify the driver who critically wounded a 74-year-old woman out walking a dog.

14414. LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – North Las Vegas police are searching for a vehicle involved a deadly hit-and-run crash that left one person dead over the weekend.

14415. Oceanside police are looking for a driver — possibly in a silver Kia sedan — who crashed into a woman riding a bicycle late Sunday night and fled, leaving her critically injured.

14416. Milwaukee police are searching for the driver and vehicle that struck a pedestrian near N 13 Street and W. Atkinson Avenue Tuesday afternoon. The crash happened before 2 p.m. Police said the 61-year-old victim suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

14417. MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — A 28-year-old pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck by a hit-and-run driver on St. Patrick’s Day.

14418. DOUGLAS COUNTY —Law enforcement authorities investigating a hit-and-run incident that critically injured a woman and killed. her dog have located the vehicle involved, according to the Lawrence Police Department.

14419. Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who struck and severely injured a pedestrian in the Pico-Union area in late-December.

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14421. Illinois State Police renew their search for the driver of a deadly hit-and-run near Braceville, about 50 miles southwest of Chicago.

14422. Boston police are investigating after a pedestrian was hit near Copley Square. According to Massachusetts State Police, troopers are on the scene of a hit-and-run involving a pedestrian.

14423. The Boca Raton Police Department is investigating a deadly hit-and-run. The police department said the incident occurred at 3:03 a.m. Thursday. A person spotted the body in the roadway at 121 NW 40th Street. The victim was identified as 36-year-old Shawn R. Matthews of Delray Beach.

14424. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Police have released the identity of the woman who was hit and killed in Grand Rapids over the weekend. Wyoming resident Donna Nguyen, 55, was hit and killed by a car early Sunday morning at the intersection of 28th Street and Eastern Avenue, according to the Grand Rapids Police Department.

14425. WASHINGTON — A United States Park Police officer is in the hospital after being struck by a driver during an attempted traffic stop in D.C. on Wednesday. Police are still searching for the driver in this case.

14426. OCEANSIDE, Calif. (FOX 5/KUSI) — A bicyclist that was critically injured during a hit-and-run collision in Oceanside last weekend has died, authorities said.

14427. According to a spokesperson for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, the incident took place around 1:35 a.m. Sunday near the intersection of Gravois Avenue and Russell Boulevard. Cynthia Curtis was walking eastbound on Gravois when she was struck by a car traveling in the same direction, police said. Curtis was rushed to the hospital but later died from her injuries. She was 43.

14428. Cleveland police are asking for the public’s help identifying a car they suspect was involved in a hit-and-run incident that left a victim seriously injured.

14429. LIHUE (HawaiiNewsNow) – An inmate was seriously injured in a hit-and-run crash after escaping from Kauai Community Correctional Center early Friday, police said. Police said the inmate, 33-year-old Matthew J. Ornellas Jr., escaped from the facility around 1 a.m.

14430. Police are asking for the public’s help in solving a 2020 hit-and-run that killed a Dayton woman. On Aug. 10, 2020 around 8:30 p.m., Tamara Jackson was hit and killed by a car in the area of West Third Street near Lorenz Avenue, according to Dayton Police Sgt. Gordon Cairns. “This is a cold case for us so we are constantly working and still trying to find out who was driving the vehicle that struck here,” Cairns said.

14431. A driver hit and killed a man early Saturday morning before driving off ahead of the responding officers’ arrival, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

14432. A driver struck and critically injured a woman after getting into an argument with her on the West Side on Friday morning, Chicago police said.

14433. A 42-year-old woman sustained severe injuries in a hit-and-run crash Saturday night in Rochester. According to Rochester police, the incident took place around 9:40 p.m. at the intersection of North and Weld streets. The woman was struck by a vehicle traveling north on North Street while she was in the road. Following the crash, the vehicle continued northbound without stopping, police said.

14434. Rochester, N.Y. — Police are investigating a hit-and-run that left a woman in critical condition Saturday night.

14435. Virginia State Police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that occurred early Saturday morning on Interstate 81 near Strasburg.

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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