Elderly Man Killed in Whitehaven Hit & Run

Elderly Man Killed in Whitehaven Hit & Run

Memphis police need help locating the driver of the vehicle that hit and killed an elderly man in Whitehaven Saturday morning.
MEMPHIS, TN (abc24.com) - Memphis police need help locating the driver of the vehicle that hit and killed an elderly man in Whitehaven Saturday morning.

The accident occurred just before 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 20 in front of the Krystal's on the 4300-block of Elvis Presley Blvd. When officers arrived, they found the victim, 71-year-old William Martin, lying unresponsive in the restaurant's driveway. An ambulance was called and paramedics pronounced Martin dead on the scene.

Investigators say Martin was crossing the street when a silver or gray Chevrolet sedan hit him and drove away. The vehicle has a Mississippi license plate of DBU116, and likely has heavy damage to the front end and windshield.

Anyone with information on this vehicle should call CrimeStoppers at (901) 528-CASH (2274). You can also submit your tip at 528cash.org, or text the word AWARD to 274637 (CRIMES). You will remain anonymous, and you could be eligible to receive a cash reward.

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