Police Seek Driver in Fatal Hit-and-Run of Bicyclist

PHILADELPHIA, PA — The Philadelphia Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the driver responsible for a fatal hit-and-run.

Authorities state that on July 22, 2022, at 12:45 AM, an unknown person operating a dual rear wheel pick-up truck struck a bicyclist at the intersection of 52nd & Wyalusing Avenue. The victim, a 28-year-old male, was pronounced dead at the Presbyterian Hospital a short time later.

The police are now searching for the driver of the truck. The vehicle is described as a dark color pick-up truck equipped with 4 wheels on the rear axle with damage to the left front headlight area and left rear-view mirror.

If you have any information about this hit and run, please contact the police immediately. You can help to bring the driver to justice and prevent future accidents from occurring. Dial 215.686.TIPS (8477), or text a tip to 215.686.TIPS (8477), to leave a tip.

Information is subject to change at any time as additional details may emerge. Information, a criminal complaint, or an arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect, arrestee, or defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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