Update: Car involved in fatal hit-and-run on Redwood Road found; suspect still at large
Oct 17, 2023, 3:50 PM | Updated: Oct 18, 2023, 6:32 am
(Salt Lake City Police)
SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City Police have located the car involved in Friday’s fatal hit-and-run on Redwood Road. However, the driver has not been found.
SLCPD announced via social media that a tip led police to the vehicle which was impounded. Authorities urged the driver to turn themselves in immediately.
Tonight, acting on a tip, officers located this car and have impounded it for evidence.
No further information is available.
The driver is urged to turn themselves in immediately.
Either they, or their attorney, can contact our officers by calling 801-799-3000. pic.twitter.com/Bo1x40zhhm
— Salt Lake City Police (@slcpd) October 18, 2023
Around 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 13, witnesses called police to report an accident that involved a pedestrian. It happened around 200 South and Redwood Road in Salt Lake City.
Salt Lake City Police said the victim was dead when they got to the scene. Officials found Vanessa David, age 44, in a northbound lane of Redwood Road.
The hit-and-run victim was on Redwood Road
The car hit the woman as she crossed east on Redwood Road. The driver continued northbound and was last seen entering the eastbound ramp to I-80.
Based on video surveillance and other evidence at the scene, detectives are looking for a 2008 Honda Civic, brown, with skull stickers in the back window.
The Utah license plate reads V407UJ. Police said the impact damaged the car’s front end.
Our detectives need help locating the car involved in this crash, a brown 2008 Honda Civic with Utah license plate V40 7UJ. The car will have front-end damage.
— Salt Lake City Police (@slcpd) October 17, 2023
Please call the police at 801-799-3000 if you have any information. The case number is 23-231884.
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