Pedestrian killed in downtown Phoenix collision; 1 vehicle leaves scene
PHOENIX — A pedestrian was killed in a collision involving two vehicles in downtown Phoenix early Tuesday, authorities said.
Officers responded to the area of Seventh and Polk streets around 4 a.m. and found a man with serious injuries, the Phoenix Police Department said.
The victim, 27-year-old Isaiah Montez Reid, died after being taken to a hospital.
According to preliminary information, Reid was crossing Seventh Street mid-block when he was hit by a southbound vehicle and then run over by another.
The first vehicle remained on the scene, but the other one fled.
Impairment isn’t believed to be a factor for the driver who stayed, police said.
Investigators are working to track down the vehicle that took off.
Anybody with information about the case was asked to call the Phoenix Police Department at 602-262-6151 or, to remain anonymous, Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS (948-6377) or 480-TESTIGO (837-8446) for Spanish.
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