Guam – Marking the first auto pedestrian fatality of 2019, a man’s life was cut short in a hit and run on Friday.
Police responded to the crash scene on Route 15 by Chalan Momi and Tun Juan Dolores street in Yigo just before midnight on Friday. According to GPD Spokesman Sgt Paul Tapao police arrived just a medical personnel from the Guam Fire Department were conducting CPR on the unidentified male victim who was found laying in the roadway.
Police say that witnesses and bystanders reported seeing a blue colored sedan fleeing the area. The suspect is still at large, as Tapao stated, GPD has yet to locate the vehicle believed to have been involved. GPD’s crash investigators continue to investigate if speed alcohol or drugs were factors in the crash.
According to Tapao, the male victim was transported to Guam Regional Medical City where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased shortly after midnight.
This is a developing story.