Police search for hit-and-run driver who hit, killed pedestrian - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Police search for hit-and-run driver who hit, killed pedestrian

(Source: DignityMemorial.com) (Source: DignityMemorial.com)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

Police are looking for the person responsible for hitting a 77-year-old pedestrian and driving away.

It happened Friday night around 10. John McCommon was in the crosswalk just behind a group of people near the Cannon Center in downtown Memphis.

According to police, a man on a cell phone driving a white 2004 Nissan Altima ran the red light and hit McCommon. He was knocked to the other side of Poplar Avenue.

The driver never stopped as he took off down Adams Avenue.

If you have any information that could help police make an arrest, call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH.

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