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Reward offered for info on driver who hit, dragged motorcyclist in West Phoenix

Posted at 4:44 PM, Jul 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-28 01:29:38-04

PHOENIX  — Police are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a driver who hit and dragged a stalled motorcyclist in West Phoenix earlier this month.

The incident happened around 5 p.m., July 10 at the intersection of 27th Avenue and West Earll Drive, according to Phoenix police.

Authorities say the pickup truck driver intentionally hit the 57-year-old motorcyclist, dragged the motorcycle and the man into the intersection and then took off northbound on 27th Avenue.

WATCH VIDEO OF THE INCIDENT IN PLAYER ABOVE

The suspect's vehicle is described as a gray, 1998 or 1999 Toyota Tacoma TRD with a double cab, black bed liner, and possible front end damage.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is encouraged to contact the Phoenix Police Department at 602-262-6151 or if they wish to remain anonymous, they can contact Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS or 480-TESTIGO for Spanish.