10-10-10 Vehicle-Pedestrian Collision, Fairview Ave.
UPDATE: Boise, Oct. 10, 2010, 4:45p-
Boise Police have learned the man hit on Fairview Ave last night
has died. He succumbed to his injuries this morning.
Boise Police will continue and complete their
investigation into the collision. The report will be routed to
prosecutors to review for potential criminal charges.
Identities of deceased persons are available from
the Ada County Coroner following notification of family.
Boise, Oct. 10, 2010 -
12:55 p.m. - Boise Police are investigating a collision between a
vehicle and a pedestrian that happened earlier this evening on
Fairview Ave. near Hilton. The pedestrian, a man in his early 60's
from Boise is hospitalized with, what officers have been told may
be life threatening injuries.
What Happened: Boise Police
were called by witnesses to the collision at 9:54 p.m. this
evening. When officers and emergency medical personnel arrived,
they found the pedestrian seriously injured still lying in the
street. He was transported to a nearby hospital where he remains at
Witnesses tell officers the
man was walking across Fairview from south to north. At this time
it appears the pedestrian was not at an intersection and not in a
crosswalk. A pick up truck driven by a 26 year old man from Boise
hit the pedestrian.
The driver of the pick up
drove off following the collision. Witnesses were able to give
officers a description of the suspect vehicle and officers began
searching for the truck. About 20 minutes later the driver returned
to the scene and identified himself to officers as the driver
involved in the collision.
The Boise Police Crash
Reconstruction Team is on scene. Fairview Ave was closed in both
directions immediately following the collision while officers
investigated. Fairview is just now being re-opened. At this time,
the investigation is still underway. No charges have yet been filed
in connection with this incident pending the outcome of the
Investigating officers say
if anyone witnessed the collision or has information and has not
already been interviewed by officers, those citizens are urged to
call Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS.