Pedestrian killed in Bellfort Ave. hit-and-run
Posted on Tuesday, October 19th, 2021 at 10:29 pm
HOUSTON, TX – Police are searching for the driver responsible for fatally striking a pedestrian in Houston’s South Park neighborhood on Sunday.
According to a report by HPD, the unidentified pedestrian was crossing Bellfort Avenue. mid-block near Swallow Street when he was hit by a blue Nissan Sentra.
The driver of the Nissan stopped at a nearby parking lot, exited the vehicle, and escaped on foot. His female passenger then drive the vehicle to another location.
The victim, a 20-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The suspect vehicle was located some time later. However, no arrests have been made as of this writing.