Sunday June 4, 2017, 2:41 PM
Just after 5:57 p.m., on Saturday, May 27, 2017, officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department were dispatched to the 6600 block of North Michigan Rd. reference a personal injury accident.
When officers arrived, they located a black Ford sedan with the driver’s side crushed in. Indianapolis Fire and EMS assisted with getting the occupant of this vehicle out safely and transported the elderly woman to a nearby hospital in critical condition. The striking vehicle was described as a black full-sized van which fled the scene after the accident.
Hit and Run/ Accident Investigators are seeking the Publics help in locating the suspect’s vehicle. The black 1998-2004 Dodge Ram van, which had a ladder on the roof when the crash occurred will have significant front passenger side damage. After the crash, it is believed that the van fled southbound on Michigan Road and turned westbound onto W. 62nd Street. The 75-year-old victim of the crash still remains in the hospital in critical condition.
Hit-and-Run Investigators are asking anyone with information on the black Dodge Ram to call the police by dialing 9-1-1. Callers can call the Accident Investigation office @ 317-327-6549 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.8477 or (TIPS). Citizens can also download the mobile P3tips app for Apple or Android phones to submit a mobile tip, or go to www.CrimeTips.org to submit a web tip. You will remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000 if the information leads to a felony arrest. Only tips submitted directly and anonymously to Crime Stoppers are eligible for these cash rewards. This release may be updated as more information becomes available.
SOURCE: Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department