Grandma killed in deadly hit-and-run incident

NEW YORK, NY – A devastating hit-and-run incident claimed the life of a 75-year-old grandmother named Martina Sanchez Alcantara in the Bronx early Friday morning. As the police seek the driver involved in the fatal incident, the deceased’s family is calling for justice. Remembered fondly by neighbors as seen from the candles and pictures displayed in her Grand Concourse apartment building, Alcantara was hit while she was crossing the street at Grand Concourse Avenue near …

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Five-time convicted DUI offender charged in deadly hit-and-run

ORANGE, CA – A man from California with a history of five DUI convictions is now facing a murder charge after he allegedly struck and killed a pedestrian while driving under the influence of alcohol earlier this week. The accused, 31-year-old Jonathan Lopez, was reportedly seen consuming alcohol and showing disrespect towards officers after leading them on a brief chase on Tuesday, following the fatal incident in Orange, California, a city in the Los Angeles …

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Woman dragged underneath car for two blocks during violent hit-and-run shooting

ST. LOUIS, MO – Ellie Bentley, a 22-year-old British national who relocated to the United States, was seriously injured in a hit-and-run shooting incident in Missouri. Bentley, who moved to the US following her ex-boyfriend, professional footballer Indiana Vassilev, was caught in a drive-by shooting in St. Louis. According to The Sun, Bentley was hit by a car and dragged for two blocks during the late-night shooting incident that happened last month. Bentley relocated to …

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Man intentionally run over in hit-and-run

ST. PETERSBURG, FL – A man was found lifeless early Monday morning on a St. Petersburg street, the victim of a hit-and-run incident, local law enforcement reported. The St. Petersburg Police Department received a call close to 2:45 a.m. regarding an adult male lying at a street intersection. Emergency services were promptly dispatched to the scene. Despite their efforts, the man’s injuries proved fatal, and he was pronounced dead on the spot, as per police …

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Pedestrian dies after being hit by two different cars

NEW YORK CITY, NY – A casual stroll in The Bronx turned tragic when a man was hit twice by two different cars, leading to his death. Wilbert de Jesus Cordero, aged 22, was crossing a street in the Parkchester neighborhood in the early hours of Sunday when the unfortunate incident occurred. Officers relayed that a southbound Mercedes Benz on White Plains Road first hit Cordero, sending him flailing into the road’s northbound lane. Here, …

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Two teens arrested for running down multiple pedestrians in a car ‘for fun’

SEATTLE, WA – Two teenagers were taken into custody in Washington state on Thursday, following a two-month investigation into alleged vehicular assaults on pedestrians. The Seattle Police Department reported that the arrests were made in Snohomish County just after 11 a.m. The suspects, a 15-year-old male and a 13-year-old female, were linked to two separate incidents that occurred on November 26, 2023. Due to their age, the identities of the teenagers have not been disclosed. …

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Elderly woman dies after being hit by two hit-and-run drivers

BROOKLYN, NY – The New York Police Department is on the hunt for two drivers who are alleged to have hit a 79-year-old woman and fled the scene, leaving her fatally injured on a Brooklyn street. The incident occurred on Thursday evening as Yvonne Sandiford was crossing the intersection of Fulton Street and Herkimer Street in Crown Heights. Reports indicate that the first vehicle involved was a gray Nissan Rogue. After hitting Sandiford, the driver …

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Driver caught pulling victim’s body off of windshield after deadly hit-and-run

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, MD – A disturbing hit-and-run incident in Maryland has left a 28-year-old man, Franklin Mendez, dead, and has shocked the community after a doorbell camera captured the driver removing the victim’s body from the car’s windshield before fleeing the scene. The fatal incident occurred on Ardwick Ardmore Road in Prince George’s County, where Mendez’s lifeless body was discovered. Police responded to a welfare check at approximately 4:05 a.m. and found the victim …

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Shooting breaks out after the funeral of a hit-and-run victim

DETROIT, MI – A funeral repass in Detroit’s east side turned violent on Friday evening, resulting in a shooting. The incident took place in the vicinity of Van Dyke and Stockton, around 7 p.m. The injured party was rushed to the hospital, and a suspect was detained on site. According to the Detroit Police Department, a heated argument broke out during the repass, a post-funeral meal, which escalated into a shooting. The gathering was in …

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Toddler killed by biking teenager in deadly hit-and-run

PERRIS, CA- A 17-year-old male has been apprehended in connection with a fatal hit-and-run incident. The incident, which occurred on the evening of August 31, claimed the life of a 3-year-old girl and left her pregnant mother injured. The young victim, identified as Odalys Navarro, was riding her bicycle to a nearby park with her mother when the incident occurred. The teenager, who was riding a dirt bike, struck the mother and daughter in the …

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