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Man killed in hit-and-run on West Washington Street, IMPD searching for driver

Posted at 7:48 AM, Dec 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-21 18:06:09-05

INDIANAPOLIS — Police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian Sunday night on the west side of Indianapolis.

The crash happened around 11:35 p.m. in the 5400 block of West Washington Street near Wayne Township Fire Department 82, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

Police said the man was hit by a driver in a dark-colored 2011-14 Dodge Charger. He was tended to at the scene, but died after medics transported him to Eskenazi Hospital.

The victim's name has not been released.

Investigators believe surveillance camera footage will help them identify the driver involved in the crash. The car involved likely has heavy front-end damage, according to IMPD.

Anyone with information should contact the IMPD Accident Investigation Office at 317.327.6549 or Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477.