Andrew Joaquin Salazar killed in hit-and-run crash in Phoenix

Phoenix police identified a pedestrian who died after a fatal hit-and-run vehicle collision near 28th Street and Broadway Road on Wednesday.

Just after 6:30 p.m. officers responded to a crash near 28th Street and Broadway Road. An adult male pedestrian, later identified as Andrew Joaquin Salazar, 58, was found with serious injuries. He was pronounced dead on the scene by the fire department. The vehicle involved in the collision did not remain at the scene, according to a Phoenix police statement.

Early information indicates Salazar attempted to cross Broadway midblock when a vehicle going west hit him. The vehicle continued to drive away westbound.

No other information about the car in question was released.

Anyone with information was asked to contact the Phoenix Police Department or Silent Witness (480-WITNESS or 480-TESTIGO for Spanish Speakers).

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