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BSO SEEKS HIT-AND-RUN DRIVER

  
    Similar to suspect's car         Actual broken side view mirror cover from suspect's vehicle 
 
 
BSO Case Number: WP1305-0581
PIO Number: 13-5-15
Date: May 17, 2013
Time: 5:04 a.m.
Place of Occurrence: 2600 block of State Road 7, West Park
Jurisdiction: West Park

Victim(s):

  • 52-year-old male (HOSPITALIZED)

Suspect(s):

  • unidentified person

Description of Incident:

Broward Sheriff’s Office traffic homicide investigators are seeking the public’s help locating the driver who struck a pedestrian Friday morning and fled the scene.

The 52-year-old male victim was in the 2600 block of State Road 7, crossing the northbound lanes from west to east, when he was impacted by a 2006 to 2011 model, four-door, silver Honda Civic with dark tinted windows. The driver of the Civic made an immediate right after the collision into a residential neighborhood. The incident happened minutes after 5 a.m. The suspect’s vehicle is missing the cover of the driver’s side mirror and should have front-end damage to the driver’s side headlight, hood and possible damage to the windshield.

Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue transported the victim to Memorial Regional Hospital in critical condition, but is now said to be in fair condition and stable.

Anyone with information about the suspect or the suspect’s vehicle is asked to contact BSO Traffic Homicide Detective Michael Wiley at 954-321-4840 or Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or www.browardcrimestoppers.org. A reward of up to $1,000 is available for information leading to an arrest.

***MEDIA NOTE: A photo of a car similar to the one driven by the suspect and the actual driver’s side mirror cover left on the scene are attached to this release for your use.

INVESTIGATORS: Det. Wiley, THI; West Park
THIS REPORT BY:  Keyla Concepción/PIO   5/17/13 1140

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