Detectives seek ID of driver in fatal hit and run

Detectives need help identifying a driver who fatally stuck a bike rider, abandoned the SUV and took off running

May 16, 2011 2:35:50 PM PDT
Detectives need help identifying the driver of an SUV left abandoned at the scene of a fatal hit and run in southeast Houston.

The accident happened as the victim was riding his bike around 12:28am on Monday March 14 in the 6900 block of the Gulf Freeway, according to a Crime Stoppers statement. The victim was struck by a 1997 white Ford Explorer with North Carolina License plate YPL-5080.

The driver of the Explorer left the vehicle at the scene of the accident and fled on foot. The victim died at the scene.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477.