Hit-and-Run America, Vol. MMXXVIII

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.

14767. BATON ROUGE – Police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run that happened sometime Monday morning and left one person dead.

14768. PETERSBURG, Va. (WWBT) – Police are searching for a hit-and-run suspect after a man was struck and killed on Route 460 on Sunday evening. …

“Oh it’s dangerous, no question about it,” business owner Jim Whelan said. “I believe we need to have a stoplight there to stop the traffic and then you have pedestrians crossing that stops traffic both ways.”

14769. Santa Barbara police are searching for a suspected hit-and-run driver who allegedly struck and killed a pedestrian late Saturday night.

14770. Denver Police are looking for a woman they said hit a man – stopped briefly – and then drove away from the fatal crash scene. The car she was driving has been located, according to the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

14771. GLOUCESTER TWP., New Jersey (WPVI) — A police officer has been charged with a hit-and-run that left a bicyclist in critical condition, the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office announced Tuesday.

14772. Durham police are asking for help finding the driver of a hit-and-run crash from last week. Police said around 9:05 p.m. Thursday, June 27 a man was traveling southbound on the 800 block of Ellis Road on an electric scooter. Police said he was hit from behind by a dark-colored sedan.

14773. The Coconut Creek Police Department asked for the public’s help Tuesday with locating a driver who they say was involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash last month. According to CCPD spokesperson Scotty Leamon, the vehicle of interest is a molten lava red 2018-2021 Honda Civic SI.

14774. GALVESTON, Texas (KTRK) — Authorities in Galveston are looking to get more information on a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian last week.

14775. A Woonsocket man is wanted by police for allegedly running down another man with his car earlier this week. Woonsocket police have a warrant for the arrest of 37-year-old Andrew M. Martin on several charges, including felony assault and battery. Police allege Martin intentionally hit a 30-year-old man with his car late Monday night on East School Street, leaving him in critical condition, according to Chief Thomas Oates.

14776. A person was taken to the hospital after a hit-and-run crash involving a bicycle in Manchester, according to authorities.

14777. Honolulu police said they are looking for the driver of a car that hit a 51-year-old man riding a moped on Farrington Highway in Waianae early Thursday morning.

14778. Police said two people were seriously injured on the evening of the Fourth of July when a driver intentionally crashed into them and fled the scene. According to the Commerce City Police Department, two men were walking through a field on their way to watch fireworks just before 10 p.m. in the 7000 block of East 64th Avenue.

14779. Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department need help finding the car that severely injured a pedestrian on Wednesday.

14780. A mother and her child are both recovering after they were struck by a hit-and-run driver on Nine Mile Road in eastern Henrico County Friday morning. According to the Henrico County Police Division, around 1:15 a.m. on Friday July 5, officers responded to the intersection of Nine Mile Road and Westover Avenue for a report of a crash involving a pedestrian. When they got to the scene the officers found that a woman and her 21-month-old child had been struck, they were both taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

14781. KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police in Independence are looking for a driver who didn’t stop after hitting someone who was walking near 24th Street and Claremont Avenue on Saturday. Investigators tell FOX4 that victim died from their injuries.

14782. PROVIDENCE − A 31-year-old Woonsocket man, allegedly run over by a man during a dispute on July 1, died at the Rhode Island Hospital on Saturday.

14783. The 57-year-old grandfather was riding his bike on Cobb Parkway when a car hit him from behind, sending him to the hospital. Cobb police said that driver took off. “He never gets to see his kids again, his grandkids again, the person driving they are just living their life. They left him here for dead,” said Garza.

14784. A woman died after being struck by a car late Saturday night, according to Louisville Metro Police.

14785. Delaware State Police are looking for a driver they say hit and killed a pedestrian in Newark Saturday. A 57-year-old Newark man was walking along the shoulder of Salem Church Road near Michaels Lane around 4:15 p.m. when a car ran onto the shoulder, hit him and left the scene, police said.

14786. A pedestrian has critical injuries after being hit by a car while crossing the street in Minneapolis early Saturday morning. According to Minneapolis police, around 4:15 a.m., officers responded to 6th Street South near Nicollet Mall, and found a man with life-threatening injuries.

14787. A male pedestrian sustained life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car that did not stop early Saturday morning near Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis.

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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