UPDATE: Suspect Identified in Downtown Boise Hit and Run 

click to enlarge KELSEY HAWES
  • Kelsey Hawes
UPDATE: May 16, 2018 5:30 p.m.

Boise Police say a suspect in a May 15 hit and run accident has been identified.  After releasing some details on the incident in morning of May 16, BPD said the suspect "self-reported" in the afternoon and is cooperating with officers. The incident is still under investigation and when the probe is completed, details will be forwarded to the Ada County Prosecutor's Office for review of possible charges.

Meanwhile, the hit and run victim remains hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

ORIGINAL POST: May 16, 2018 1:30 p.m.

Boise Police say they need the public's help in finding a hit and run driver responsible for seriously injuring a pedestrian in downtown Boise on the evening of May 15.

BPD responded to a call of a hit and run injury accident near Myrtle and 13th streets. Investigators said the victim, an adult male, received serious but non-life-threatening injuries and was rushed to a local hospital. A preliminary investigation shows the victim was walking northbound on 13th Street at the intersection of Myrtle Street when he was struck by the suspect's vehicle driving eastbound on Myrtle. The victim said the vehicle sped off, continuing eastbound on Myrtle.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 208-343-COPS or leave a a confidential tip on a smart phone using the P3 Tips app.
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