On Thursday, September 22, 2016, IMPD officers were dispatched to the 5500 block of N. Michigan Road on a possible deceased male on the side of the road. When the officers arrived, they found an elderly man with visible signs of trauma to his head. Indianapolis EMS pronounced the elderly male deceased on scene. Based upon the injuries observed and evidence found in the roadway, investigators from the Hit & Run Unit were requested to the scene. Investigators believe the elderly man left the Walmart Neighborhood Market shortly after 6:30am and attempted to cross Michigan Road. The victim was then struck by a northbound vehicle based upon evidence left behind in the roadway. At this time, it is believed the driver of the striking vehicle fled the scene without stopping to provide information or aid, as required by Indiana law. Investigators believe a green vehicle was involved in this fatal hit & run
The victim in this hit and run has been identified as 89-year-old Horace Rounds. Mr. Rounds was tragically killed a mere six days before his 90th birthday. Based on the evidence recovered at the crash scene, investigators have determined the striking vehicle is a green 1997-1998 Ford Expedition or a green 1997-1998 Ford F-150. The suspect vehicle will have damage to the driver’s front side, including damage to the headlight .
The Indiana Hit and Run Accident Attorneys at Glaser & Ebbs are skilled at representing clients and their family members injured in hit-and-run accidents. It often takes legal action to receive fair compensation in these cases. If the responsible party is not found, we will help you look for other coverage. Contact Glaser & Ebbs to learn more about your legal rights and options.