PHOENIX - Police say a pedestrian was killed when he was hit by three vehicles Wednesday night in Phoenix, with two of the drivers fleeing the scene.
Phoenix police Sgt. Steve Martos said the 39-year-old victim was struck as he crossed mid-block just after 8 p.m. on 27th Avenue near Bethany Home Road.
A vehicle described as an older, faded red Nissan Sentra, fled the scene after hitting the pedestrian, Martos said.
A second vehicle, a minivan, also struck the pedestrian, but that driver stayed at the scene, he said.
Martos said the third vehicle, a yellow Nissan Sentra also hit the victim and left the scene north on 27th Avenue.
The victim was critically injured and died at the scene, Martos said.
Anyone with information about the vehicles and/or drivers who fled the scene is asked to call the Phoenix Police Department at 602-262-6141 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS or 480-TESTIGO for Spanish.
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