INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis police are investigating after two people were struck by drivers Friday morning on East Troy Avenue about a mile apart.
Around 1 a.m., a man was struck by a driver in the area of East Troy Avenue and Brandenburg Drive, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Officer Samone Burris said. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition.
The Marion County Coroner's Office identified him as Christopher Seller, 45.
Investigators believe this is a hit-and-run crash based on preliminary information, Burris said.
About a mile away around 8:30 a.m., a woman was found dead after she was struck in the 7100 block of East Troy Avenue, Burris said. IMPD says this was a hit-and-run involving a pedestrian. The Coroner's Office identified her as Carol D. Miller, 59.
On Saturday, IMPD announced investigators were looking for a 2013-2014 Chevrolet Cruze. IMPD said the vehicle was traveling on Southeastern Avenue prior to the crash and fled east on E. Troy Avenue.
On Sunday, police announced the vehicle had been located. No arrests have been made as the investigation continues.
IMPD would like to thank Southeast District officers and the community for their assistance in locating the vehicle involved in the fatal hit and run that struck a pedestrian on E Troy Ave. pic.twitter.com/HDgygYzSDo— IMPD (@IMPDnews) March 20, 2022
There were three other fatal traffic incidents Friday morning in central Indiana.
Anyone with information on any of the crashes is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS (8477).