HPD locates truck involved in hit-and-run, suspect still sought

HPD locates truck involved in hit-and-run, suspect still sought
The scene of a hit-and-run in Hattiesburg. Source: Viewer submitted photo
The vehicle is described as a 2004 or older, blue or grey Ford-F150 truck./Photo credit: Security footage
The vehicle is described as a 2004 or older, blue or grey Ford-F150 truck./Photo credit: Security footage

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hattiesburg Police have located the truck involved in a Tuesday night hit-and-run.

Authorities located the Ford F-150 truck on the 600 block on 31st Ave, unoccupied.

Police are still looking for a suspect.

No arrests have been made at this time and the investigation is ongoing.

Police are working to determine who owns the truck.

A male victim was struck on Highway 49 near 31st Avenue just before 11 p.m., according to Hattiesburg Police PIO Lt. Jon Traxler.

"This vehicle will have front damage from the wreck," Traxler said.

According to Traxler, the truck went south on 31st Avenue from the scene after striking the victim on Hwy 49.

"The patient was taken from the scene by ambulance and they are listed in critical condition at last check," Traxler said.

If you have any information, please call Hattiesburg Police or Metro Crime Stoppers at 601-582-STOP.