News: Tampa police looking for hit-and-run driver after death of pedestrian

TAMPA, FL – Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver following the death of a pedestrian in Tampa on Monday night, according to WTSP.

Tampa police said the victim exited his car on North 40th Street at about 11:30 p.m. and walked into the intersection with East Hillsborough Avenue.

He was struck by a gray sedan headed west on Hillsborough Avenue, then was hit again by a motorcycle. The victim, a man in his 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene. The sedan left the area without stopping to render aid, according to police. The motorcyclist stayed at the scene before being hospitalized with minor injuries.

Fox 13 News reports the vehicle being sought has been described as a charcoal gray, newer-model sedan with heavy front-end damage, and may have been a Chevrolet Impala.

Anyone with information regarding the incident was asked to contact Tampa police.

The consequences of a pedestrian accident can become even more severe when a reckless driver leaves the scene. If you or a loved one have been the victim of such an accident, contact the experienced Tampa Hit-and-Run Accident Lawyers at Kemp, Ruge and Green. We will dedicate ourselves to building a strong case on your behalf and fighting for the justice and compensation you deserve. To tell us about your case, call today for a free consultation at 727-645-0769 or contact us using the form on our site.

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