Durham police are actively searching for a driver involved in a hit-and-run crash that resulted in the death of a pedestrian on Saturday evening. The incident occurred as a man was crossing Holloway Street near Adam Street, and he was struck by a vehicle shortly after 8 p.m. The vehicle, believed to be a silver Chevrolet Cruz, fled the scene on Holloway Street. Despite the authorities’ prompt response, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
Preliminary investigations suggest that speed may have played a role in the tragic crash. The Durham Police Department is urging anyone with information related to the incident to come forward. They are particularly interested in details about the vehicle involved, which is thought to be a silver Chevrolet Cruz. Individuals with pertinent information can contact Investigator J.D. Colquitt at 919-560-4935, extension 29450, or provide anonymous tips to CrimeStoppers at 919-683-1200. CrimeStoppers offers cash rewards of up to $2,000 for information leading to arrests in felony cases, and callers are guaranteed anonymity. The search for the responsible driver highlights the seriousness of hit-and-run incidents and the importance of community cooperation in solving such cases.