Pedestrian hit by 2 vehicles in Phoenix while attempting to cross 7th Street
PHOENIX - Phoenix Police are investigating after a crash involving a pedestrian near 7th and Polk streets.
Just before 4:30 a.m. on Feb. 7, officers responded to a call about the collision.
"Early information indicated two vehicles struck the pedestrian. One vehicle remained on scene and one drove away," said Sgt. Melissa Soliz.
Police say the pedestrian was attempting to cross 7th Street mid-block when he was struck by a vehicle heading southbound. That vehicle remained at the scene.
"A second vehicle going southbound on 7th Street ran over the pedestrian," added Soliz. "The vehicle continued to drive away."
Investigators say impairment is not believed to be a factor with the driver who remained at the scene.
27-year-old Isaiah Montez Reid was transported to an area hospital where he later died from his injuries.
The name of the driver who stayed at the scene has not been released.
The second vehicle remains outstanding and police are asking anyone with information to contact them at 602-262-6151 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.
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