PRESS RELEASE - On October 6, 2018 at approx. 9:25 PM, officers responded to a hit and run (Vehicle v. (2)Pedestrians) at N. Ponce de Leon Blvd. and Dismukes Avenue. The female sustained minor injuries and was transported to Flagler hospital and the male half was airlifted to Orange Park Medical by Trauma One.
It is with great sadness to report the male pedestrian succumbed to his wounds and died at the hospital. Traffic Homicide Investigators (THI) are currently investigating the sequence of events and attempting to locate the hit and run vehicle responsible.
The hit and run vehicle is described as a light 4dr sedan and most likely to have front end damage and was last seen heading northbound on N. Ponce De Leon Blvd. Anyone with additional information or the whereabouts of the vehicle is asked to contact our agency at (904) 825-1070 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-888-277-8477(TIPS). You may remain anonymous if you wish to.
We are urging the public to keep an eye out for any vehicles matching the vehicle description and ask that you share this post.