CLEVELAND -- Police have released a wanted poster for the driver responsible in the fatal hit-and-run crash in which a 5-year-old boy was killed last week.
The poster showcases two widely publicized images of the suspect vehicle, which is described on the poster as follows:
- Newer model
- White, silver or LT grey in color
- Four door
- No luggage rack
- Somewhat of a rounded front end
- Tapered rear window
On October 25, the unidentified driver struck 5-year-old Israel T. Thornton as he walked to a nearby bus stop. Israel was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center where he died a short time later.
It's reported that other students who were waiting at the bus stop witnessed the crash.
There are a number of ways to contact authorities if you have information connected to the incident.
- Call the Cleveland Police Department's Accident Investigation Unit: 216-623-5290.
- Call Crime Stoppers at 216-252-7463.
- Text your information to 274637.
Tips can remain anonymous.