Family and friends of a San Carlos hit-and-run victim took to the streets Saturday in their search for answers. NBC 7's Liberty Zabala spoke to teh family about their efforts.
Family and friends of a San Carlos hit-and-run victim took to the streets Saturday in their search for answers.
The Jackson family spent the day handing out fliers, looking for anyone who may have seen or heard anything the day Jack Jackson died.
Jack, 52, was found lying in the driveway of his home in the 8000 block of Beaver Lake Drive on April 24.
He was seriously injured and unconscious, and he died in a hospital later that day from brain trauma that police believe was caused by a hit-and-run driver.
So far, neighbors have said they did not hear a crash or squealing breaks.
“We want to ask our community here if they seen anything, heard anything, know of anyone that’s car may be smashed or just to ask the driver to please come forward,” said Jack’s ex-wife Celeste Montalvo-Jackson.
Those who knew Jack canvassed a nearby park with fliers, stapling them to poles and handing them to passers-by.
On the signs, they asked anyone with information to contact the San Diego Police Department at 858-495-7800.
“What is going on here?” asked family friend Julie Jones. “When did hitting someone and leaving them to die become a thing? Because in my mind, to hit a human being and leave the scene, I don’t know how you could live with yourself knowing that you had done that.”
The group told NBC 7 their goal is to find closure and some peace.
“That person who did this to my son – I already said it before – I forgive him, and I hope he can forgive himself, but come forward; come forward,” said Jack’s mother, Rosalina Jackson.
The family plans to hold a memorial for Jack on May 24.