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Intentional Hit-and-Run in Northeast Indianapolis

Maya Kammourieh2 years ago

A hit-and-run accident occurred last Wednesday morning on Indianapolis’ northeast side at the intersection near E. 28th Street and N. Arlington Avenue around 9:40 a.m. One man was injured in this crash.

Details of the Hit-and-Run

According to FOX 59, emergency crews transported the male victim to IU Health Methodist Hospital. While authorities searched for a suspected red SUV.

According to investigators from IMPD, the incident, in which a female intentionally crashed into the man, appears to be intentional, resulting from an earlier dispute.

The victim identified the suspect and the vehicle and has been released from the hospital.

Pedestrian Safety Statistics

The following information was provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

  • 4,743 pedestrians were killed in traffic collisions in 2012 – roughly one death every 2 hours.
  • An additional 76,000 people were injured, or one injury every 7 minutes.
  • Pedestrians are 1.5-times more likely to be killed in a traffic accident each trip than vehicle occupants.

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