Dayton police seek hit-and-run driver who seriously injured motorcyclist

Dayton Police Department Traffic Services Unit are looking for a dark colored late 1990s-early 2000s model Honda involved in a hit-and-run crash on May 15, 2022, on Wilmington Avenue at the entrance to Save A Lot that seriously injured a motorcyclist. CONTRIBUTED

Combined ShapeCaption
Dayton Police Department Traffic Services Unit are looking for a dark colored late 1990s-early 2000s model Honda involved in a hit-and-run crash on May 15, 2022, on Wilmington Avenue at the entrance to Save A Lot that seriously injured a motorcyclist. CONTRIBUTED

Police are asking for help to identify the driver in a hit-and-run crash last month that seriously injured a motorcyclist.

A 40-year-old Kettering man riding a motorcycle was headed south on Wilmington Avenue around 5:30 p.m. May 15 when a vehicle in the curb lane also headed south struck the motorcyclist at the driver tried to make a left turn into the Wilmington Avenue entrance to Save A Lot Foods, 1026 Patterson Road, according to a Dayton Police Department crash report.

ExploreFire from old Mendelson’s building creates heavy black smoke downtown

The victim was taken to Miami Valley Hospital.

The car that struck the motorcyclist was described as a dark colored late 1990s to early 2000s model Honda Accord with partial license plate 6538. It sustained damage on the driver’s side and front end.

The driver was described as a white man in this 30s with long hair, police said.

Anyone with information on the driver or car is urged to call detective Timothy Rizer at 937-333-1142 or, to remain anonymous and possibly collect a cash reward, call Miami Valley Crime Stoppers at 937-222-STOP (7867).

About the Author