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Pedestrian Dies from Injuries in Hit and Run Accident: Police

Prince George's County Police are seeking the driver of a fatal hit-and-run accident in Hyattsville.

Prince George's County Police are seeking the driver of a fatal hit-and-run accident in Hyattsville. File|Patch
Prince George's County Police are seeking the driver of a fatal hit-and-run accident in Hyattsville. File|Patch
A man has died from injuries suffered when he was hit by a car earlier this month while crossing a Hyattsville road late at night, according to the Prince George's County Police Department.

The collision happened about 1 a.m. on May 18 when 42-year-old Rosendo Mendez of New Riggs Road in Hyattsville tried to cross University Boulevard near 15th Avenue. Police say that when Mendez stepped off the median strip, a car heading westbound on University Boulevard struck him. Mendez was not in a crosswalk. The car did not stop.

The car is described as a medium-sized sedan. Investigators would like to speak with anyone who may have witnessed this collision or has any information on this case.

Anyone with information is asked to call (301) 731-4422 or (301) 306-5644.
Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or text "PGPD plus your message" to CRIMES (274637) from your cell phone. You may also submit a tip online at:https://www.tipsubmit.com/WebTips.aspx?AgencyID=266

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