Mesa Police Seek Assistance In Identifying Hit and Run Suspect

March 14, 2011

The Mesa Police Department is seeking assistance in identifying a fatal hit and run suspect.

On Sunday, March 13, 2011 at approximately 10:13 pm, the victim, a 69-year-old Asian male identified as Thi Dinh Pham, was crossing University at Pima from southbound to northbound when he was struck by the suspect vehicle. The suspect vehicle was traveling westbound in the curb lane and fled the scene. The victim was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries and was later pronounced deceased.

The suspect vehicle is described as a 2006-2007 black sedan with a broken left rear tail light, possibly a Subaru (similar to a Tribeca). The license plate on the vehicle is described as an Arizona Child Abuse Prevention plate. The license plate number is unknown. The vehicle possibly sustained front end damage during the collision.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Mesa Police Department at 480-644-2211 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.

Photos below are stock photos of what the vehicle and license plate look like.





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