On May 11, Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to Harmon St. and Mary St. for a hit and run crash involving a pedestrian.
Upon arrival they observed a 56 year old female victim who appeared to have injuries to her hip and lower leg. Several witnesses stated a black truck was traveling west on Mary St. when it went through the four way stop sign at the intersection. The truck then stopped and began to reverse. The vehicle then backed into the victim as she was crossing the street. The truck then began to drive forward striking the victim again and dragging her under the vehicle several feet.
The suspect is described as a male, 30-40 years of age, wearing a tan straw cowboy hat. Images obtained from a nearby camera show a the suspect driving a full size black Chevrolet truck, 2003 – 2006 year model, with chrome on the wheel wells, and chrome step sides.
The vehicle is low with distinct chrome flaring on the fenders. The vehicle has a large nerf bars and appears to have a low profile tool box. The truck was last seen traveling south on Harmon Street.
Corpus Christi Police is asking for the public's help in locating this suspect. To offer tips on this case, please visit www.888tips.com.