EPD Investigates Pedestrian Hit & Run

Evansville police are investigating a pedestrian hit & run Saturday evening around 6 p.m.

Posted: Jan 31, 2021 3:25 PM
Updated: Jan 31, 2021 10:42 PM

Evansville police are investigating a pedestrian hit & run Saturday evening around 6 p.m.

EPD says the victim was walking South on Green River Road when they approached Covert Avenue.

Authorities say the victim stopped to look for traffic, and crossed the roadway when in the clear.

According to reports, a vehicle traveling West on Covert avenue struck the victim, causing him to fall in front of the vehicle. The victim told police the vehicle stopped, but started driving forward as he laid in the road.

Police say the victim told officers he had to quickly roll out of the way to avoid being hit a second time.

Authorities say the vehicle made a right turn and drove North on Green River Road.

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