South Bend Police Department Press Release

Wednesday, November 08, 2006

 

Serious Injury Accident w/ Updated Information

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On today’s date, at 11:40am., the South Bend Police Department emergency communications center received a call of an accident in the 2100 block of South Kendall St. (Kendall and Donald Sts.), on the city’s south-west side. Police and EMS personnel arrived to find a 15 (fifteen) year-old male subject who stated that he had been struck by a vehicle, which then left the scene.

The young man, who lives nearby the location of occurrence, was transported to a local hospital for treatment. It has since been determined that the male subject is suffering from serious life-threatening injuries, which include a lacerated liver and crush injuries to the chest. He is currently being airlifted to Riley Hospital in Indianapolis for emergency surgery.

The South Bend Police Department and the St. Joseph County Fatal Alcohol Crash Team (FACT) are investigating this hit and run incident. Any individual with information regarding the suspect or vehicle used in this crime is asked to call the South Bend Police Department, Sgt. Eugene Eyster at 574-235-9263, or Crime Stoppers at 288-STOP.
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UPDATE.... 11-08-2006; 17:20 hrs.

Here is the updated information on this case:

The victim in this case is 16 years old, rather than 15.

The case is most likely NOT a hit-and-run, but an accident, triggered by the actions of the victim himself. Preliminarily, it is believed that the victim in this case was doing mechanical work underneath a 1985 Cadillac Coupe DeVille that was in his possession, when some action of the victim caused the vehicle to travel, dragging him.





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