Ped Struck

Pedestrian Struck in Hit and Run on Central Expressway

Detectives are still seeking information. If anyone has any information regarding the suspect or suspect vehicle, please contact Detective Nathan Williams in Vehicle Crimes at (214) 671-0018.

UPDATE: The pedestrian struck in the below accident has been pronounced deceased.

Original Post January 26, 2017 at 15:50

On January 25, 2017, between 6:00 a.m. and 6:30 a.m., an unknown vehicle, possibly a small compact car, struck a female pedestrian on north bound Central Expressway at the Lemmon Avenue exit.  The unknown vehicle may be missing the right side mirror.  There is no description of the driver at this time.  This offense is documented on case number 19226-2017.

If anyone has any information regarding the suspect or suspect vehicle, please contact Detective Nathan Williams in Vehicle Crimes at (214) 671-0018.

 

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Suspect Wanted in Fatal Hit and Run

On October 11, 2016 at about 9:52 p.m., the unknown suspect driver was traveling eastbound in the 2700 block of E. Ledbetter Drive, in the left lane. The suspect is believed to have been speeding over the limit and failed to yield the right of way to the victim, a pedestrian who was legally walking in the crosswalk. The victim was struck with the front of the suspect vehicle causing him to be lifted into the air and impact the suspect vehicle’s windshield. The victim then came to rest several feet away from the impact location and died at the scene. 

After striking the victim, the suspect parked his vehicle at a nearby location and walked over to the victim’s final resting place. The unknown suspect then fled without providing any type of aid to the victim and did not leave his personal information at the scene. This offense is documented on case number 244851-2016. 

The suspect is described as a Black male, 21-24 years old, short stature, with dread lock hair. The suspect vehicle is described as a white Ford Crown Victoria with after market rims and damage to the front left headlight and a broken windshield. 

Detectives are requesting that anyone with information about the identity of this suspect or the whereabouts of the suspect vehicle involved in this offense call the Dallas Police Department’s Vehicle Crimes Unit at 214-670-5817.  

Have A Safe Fourth of July – Don’t Drink and Drive

Monday is America’s birthday and like any other birthday, this is a celebratory time.  This weekend there will be various activities and festivities, and while we want you to enjoy this weekend with your friends and family; we ask that if you indulge in alcoholic beverages, do not operate a vehicle.  This weekend is one of the deadliest weekends for accidents regarding drinking and driving, so we ask that if you drink, be careful and designate a sober driver.  The Dallas Police Department will conduct a No-Refusal DWI Initiative for the Independence Day holiday weekend, beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, July 1st, and concluding on Tuesday, July 5th , 2016 at 6 a.m.

There are several things to do this weekend; drinking and driving should not be one of them.  Happy Fourth of July. 

DB

Ped Struck

Pedestrian Struck By Unknown Driver

On April 4, 2016, at approximately 4:30 p.m., Dallas police officers responded to an accident on the service road of the 8100 block of East R.L. Thorton Freeway. The pedestrian, a Black female, was exiting the store when she was struck by the driver of an unknown Silver Ford pickup truck. The victim fell to the ground and was possibly knocked unconscious. The driver failed to stop and render aid as the vehicle continued to drive away from the location going southbound on Jim Miller Road towards Samuel Boulevard. Dallas Fire and Rescue transported the victim to Baylor Hospital where she was treated for her injuries.

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Anyone with information regarding this offense is asked to contact the Vehicle Crimes Unit at 214-670-5817. This incident was documented on case number 079824-2016.

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