Public’s Help Needed in Hit-and-Run Crash Investigation
DENTON, TX, Oct. 9, 2020 – On Oct. 9 at 6:18 a.m., officers responded to reports of an injured male lying in the grass median near South Mayhill Road, just south of Spencer Road. According to the 911 caller, the male had stated he was struck by a vehicle while he was walking. Officers arrived and located the 19-year-old male, who was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.
Traffic investigators are actively working to determine a description of the suspect vehicle. The male pedestrian believed the vehicle that struck him may have been a SUV, but he was unsure of the color of the vehicle. Investigators believe the vehicle should have damage to the driver’s side headlight area. Pieces of the vehicle were located at the scene and are being analyzed.
This hit-and-run crash was believed to have occurred between 6:10 and 6:18 this morning. If you think you may have information relating to this crash, please call 940-349-8181, ask to be transferred to the Traffic Division, and reference case 20089334. Any small detail could help.
Contact: Allison Beckwith, (940) 349-8558, DentonPD.MediaRelations@cityofdenton.com