In regards to the fatal hit and run crash which occurred on July 25th, 2016, at W 59th Street and Georgetown Road, Hit and Run detectives have a vehicle of interest in which they are trying to locate and are asking for the public’s assistance. The vehicle was traveling north on Georgetown Road prior to the crash and it is believed that the vehicle turned west onto W 59th Street. Included in this release are two pictures, one of which is an example of the suspect vehicle and one that is the actual vehicle detectives are looking. The color combination on the example picture is the same as the vehicle detectives are searching for, and can be described as light green. The suspect vehicle may have damage on the passenger’s side.
Information on the vehicle is below:
Color: Light green with beige trim
Plate: In-God-We-Trust (unknown letters or numbers)
Anyone with information about this incident or the suspect vehicle is urged to call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at (317)262-TIPS(8477) or the Crash Investigation office at (317)327-6549. All tips given via Crime Stoppers is considered anonymous. This release may be updated as more information becomes available.
Monday July 25th, 2016 :: 05:37 p.m. EDT
Investigators have identified the victim who died in the motorcycle accident earlier this morning. The victim was identified as 37-year-old Michael Foree, of Indianapolis.
If anyone has information regarding this incident, please contact Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at (317)262-TIPS.
Monday July 25th, 2016 :: 11:56 a.m. EDT
Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) Hit-and-Run detectives are investigating the accident that resulted in an unidentified motorcyclist being killed.
Just before 10:00 a.m., officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department were sent to the intersection of 5900 Georgetown Road reference an accident involving a motorcyclist. When officers arrived, they found an unidentified motorcyclist down on the roadway’s pavement and unresponsive. EMS crews arrived and determined that the motorcyclist was deceased at the scene.
Preliminarily, detectives believe that the motorcycle was heading south on Georgetown Road approaching 59th Street. A possible SUV was heading north on Georgetown Road turning west onto 59th Street from Georgetown Road. At this time it is not known if the motorcycle collided with another vehicle or the motorcyclist was ejected in an attempt to avoid the turning vehicle. Furthermore, it is not known if speed or any other contributing factors were involved. Detectives are talking with witnesses and gathering forensic evidence at the scene. Once additional details are known this release may be updated. Georgetown Road at 59th Street is expected to remain close for at least a half-hour.
IMPD reminds drivers of Indiana State Law the requires a driver if involved in an accident, you must stop your vehicle. Even if there are no injuries, you are required to stop and speak with the other driver, give them your license and registration information and wait for law enforcement if necessary. If there are injuries involved, you must remain on the scene and provide reasonable assistance to the injured until help arrives. Failing to stop and comply with your legally required duties can result in criminal charges. See Indiana statue 9-21-1-1.1
SOURCE: Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department