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Memphis Police searching for driver who killed pedestrian in East Memphis hit-and-run

Memphis Police said the hit-and-run happened Tuesday evening, the second deadly pedestrian crash of the night.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police are searching for a driver who struck and killed a pedestrian Tuesday night in east Memphis.

Memphis Police officers responded to a deadly hit-and-run crash on Kirby Road just south of Mt. Moriah Extended about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. They found a man in the road who had been hit by a vehicle. Investigators said he died at the scene.

Investigators said the man had been crossing Kirby Road when a dark mid-size sedan with tinted windows hit him. They said the car had a broken side mirror and took off northbound on Kirby.

Anyone with information on the driver or vehicle involved is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 901-528-CASH.

This incident happened less than three hours after a woman pedestrian was killed in a crash in Frayser.

MPD said to call (901) 528-CASH with tips. 

Fatal Hit and Run Crash Kirby Road, south of Mount Moriah Extended Report #WC2235029 MEMPHIS, TN – On December 6, 2022,...

Posted by Memphis Police Department est.1827 on Wednesday, December 7, 2022

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