Killeen Police Investigate Hit & Run Crash on Fort Hood Street

Killeen Police investigate pedestrian/vehicle Hit and Run crash on S. Fort Hood St.

Officers responded to the 3300 block of S. Fort Hood St. on Sunday, August 28, 2016, at 2:26am, after receiving a 911 call telling them a person had been hit by a vehicle.  Upon the officers arrival they located a male lying in the roadway in front of blue Ford Fusion. The 30 year old male was immediately airlifted to Baylor Scott & White Hospital with life threatening injuries; he is in critical condition.

The preliminary investigation revealed the male was crossing the roadway, from east to west, in the 3300 block of S. Fort Hood Street.  An unknown vehicle traveling northbound in the left turn lane struck the male, throwing him into the oncoming inside lane of traffic where he was struck again by a Blue Ford Fusion.   The suspect vehicle, which should have front left damage, fled the scene.

The Killeen Police Department is asking anyone who has information about the suspect vehicle involved in this Hit and Run crash to contact Crime Stoppers at 254- 526- TIPS (8477) or go online at www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com.  You can also give an anonymous tip by downloading the P3tips app for IOS and Android.  All information is confidential and if your tip leads to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for this Hit and Run, you could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

The Killeen Police Department Traffic Unit continues to investigate this Hit and Run and the circumstances surrounding it.  Information will be released as it becomes available.

 

Carroll Smith
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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