A pedestrian was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on the north side Saturday night, the latest casualty in the especially deadly year.
A woman on a bike was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on the north side Saturday night, the latest casualty in the especially deadly year.
Indianapolis Star A woman riding a bicycle was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on the north side Saturday night, the latest casualty in an especially deadly year on Indianapolis streets.Anthony Greenwood, 23, of Fairfield, was arrested and will be booked into Contra Costa County Jail on suspicion of felony hit and run and vehicular manslaughter, according to police.Sunday, August 14, 2022 1:07AM More Videos
The driver continued south on Keystone without stopping, police said.The victim lives in unincorporated San Pablo and his name will be released after his family is reached., police responded to Church Lane and Willow Road.The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.Police said they had no description of the vehicle.Within minutes, officers were notified of a second collision involving a blue 2014 Honda Civic driving in the wrong lanes of traffic on northbound San Pablo Avenue near Robert H.Fatal accidents of pedestrians and cyclists in the first seven months of this year have nearly equaled the total from all of last year year, the IndyStar reported last week.Police say the driver who caused that accident was involved in the earlier hit-and-run.More: Baby's death in May ruled homicide by Marion County coroner Through July, 25 pedestrians and one cyclist were killed by vehicles in Indianapolis, compared to 24 fatal crashes involving pedestrians and four of cyclists in 2021.The Honda struck a Cadillac sedan head-on in the southbound lanes of traffic, according to police."You should continue wearing a mask and wait at least 48 hours before taking another test," the CDC recommends.
At least 10 people were fatally struck while walking in July alone, according to an IndyStar analysis of public police reports.A fifth of the pedestrian crashes were hit-and-run.The driver of the Cadillac sustained moderate injuries and was taken to the hospital.Police attribute part of the increase to an uptick in speeding and reckless driving since the Coronavirus pandemic started in early 2020.About 60% of severe crashes occur on arterial roads, such as Washington Street, 38th Street and Keystone, which comprise 15% of the region's road mileage.Alcohol and/or drug use have not been ruled out as contributing factors, police said.Contact IndyStar reporter John Tuohy at 317 444-6418 and john.The CDC's reminder about potentially testing out of isolation also comes amid questions about whether such a move is required.
tuohy@indystar.There are currently no outstanding suspects in this case, police said.com.Follow on Twitter @john_tuohy.The roadway is now open, police said.
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