Fatality Hit and Run Traffic Crash
Victim: Alexander H. Torres
Suspect Vehicle: Early to mid 2000 possibly 2005 or 2006 metallic or gun metal Nissan Altima
Police officers received a call that a vehicle versus pedestrian crash occurred on the bridge at Hillsborough Avenue and the river. The victim was transported to St. Joseph's Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.
The circumstances surrounding what led up to the crash are still under investigation. Officers are actively investigating at the scene and searching for the suspect vehicle. Anyone who has information is asked to call Crime Stoppers.
Torres was reported as a missing juvenile to HCSO on November 6 at 5 p.m.
Eastbound traffic on Hillsborough Avenue at North Boulevard and Lee Place is being diverted at this time. The roadway will be closed for approximately 30 minutes.
Janelle McGregor is on scene. Media can stage in the cut de sac facing Hillsborough Avenue off of West Giddens Avenue and North River Boulevard