Police Investigate Fatal Hit & Run Sunday Morning

Date: Sunday, December 18, 2016, 1:00am
Location: Devon at Gollihar
Offense: Accident Involving Injury or Death
Case Number: 1612180016

The Corpus Christi Police Traffic Safety Section is investigating the 30th fatal vehicle crash of 2016 at the intersection of Devon and Gollihar Sunday morning.

Corpus Christi Police responded to the intersection at 1am Sunday morning and learned two motorcycles collided with a 1997 Jeep. The Officers believe that the motorcycles traveled west on Gollihar and the Jeep turned in front of the motorcycles. Officers believe the Jeep turned left from Gollihar to travel north on Devon and the motorcycles struck the passenger side of the Jeep. Officers found the Jeep unoccupied and parked two houses north of the intersection and have not located the operator.

A 22 year old man, who was identified as one of the motorcycle operators, was taken to the hospital for treatment for serious head trauma, but did not survive the crash. The other motorcycle operator was hospitalized, but suffered non-life threatening injuries. Neither motorcycle operator wore a helmet.

Corpus Christi Police impounded the 1997 Jeep and are now searching for the operator of the Jeep.

If you know who operated the Jeep, or have any additional information about this crash, call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at http://www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which leads to an arrest may earn you a cash reward.