Unknown Suspect Wanted for Fatal Hit and Run Update

Up to $1,000 Reward Offered

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Traffic Division continue to ask for the public’s help in identifying and locating the driver that struck and killed a pedestrian in the Mission Hills area of San Diego.  

On March 22, 2018, at approximately 12:22 a.m., a 57-year-old male was struck by a vehicle while he was crossing the 1300 block of W. Washington Avenue in the Mission Hills neighborhood of San Diego. After the collision, the vehicle fled the scene east on W. Washington Avenue. The pedestrian sustained fatal injuries as a result of the collision and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Traffic Investigation Unit responded to the scene.  Based on their investigation, they believe the suspect’s vehicle is a 2001–2002 Hyundai Sonata with likely damage to the front of the vehicle including its headlamps and or windshield.   

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect and or the suspect’s vehicle is asked to call SDPD’s Traffic Division at (858) 495-7805 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Please visit www.sdcrimestoppers.org for information on how to send a web or mobile app tip. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. 

  • Media inquiries about this case can be directed to Sergeant Victoria Houseman at (858) 573-5067 or email at vhouseman@pd.sandiego.gov
  •  Inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to SDPD Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or msherring@pd.sandiego.gov