Durham Police Investigate Hit-and-Run Crash Involving Pedestrian
Durham police are investigating a hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian that happened early this morning on Angier Avenue. The pedestrian – Roddrick Bumpers, 43, of Durham – suffered life-threatening injuries and is hospitalized at this time.
The crash was reported at 12:10 a.m. today on Angier Avenue near South Guthrie Avenue. According to investigators, Bumpers was standing at a bus stop when he was struck by the vehicle. The unidentified vehicle was going westbound on Angier Avenue when it apparently ran off the road to the right, struck Bumpers and continued traveling west on Angier Avenue.
Investigators believe the hit-and-run vehicle is a red or burgundy 1997-2003 Ford truck or SUV. The vehicle is missing the right headlight and turn signal.
Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Kozar with the Traffic and Crash Team (TACT) at (919) 560-4935, ext. 29450 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.