Suspect Sought in Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash on University Avenue

SDPD on the lookout for a white, 4-door Cadillac with front-end damage

By Elena Gomez and R. Stickney
|  Friday, Jan 31, 2014  |  Updated 8:59 AM PDT
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The motorcyclist was killed when a light-colored Cadillac crossed in front of him and then left the scene, police told NBC 7's Elena Gomez.

The motorcyclist was killed when a light-colored Cadillac crossed in front of him and then left the scene, police told NBC 7's Elena Gomez.

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A motorcyclist was killed and his passenger was hospitalized after a driver hit them head-on and then left the scene.

The crash occurred around 12:40 a.m. at University Avenue and Granada Avenue and closed University between 30th and 28th for hours overnight.

The 32-year-old motorcyclist and his 31-year-old passenger were heading eastbound when a light-colored Cadillac heading the opposite direction turned in front of the motorcycle, San Diego police said.

After the two vehicles collided, the car left the scene and was last seen heading south on Granada.

Both motorcycle riders were taken to Mercy Hospital.

The driver later died at the hospital.

The passenger had scrapes, bruises and complained of chest and leg pain.

The only description officers have of the suspect’s vehicle is a white, 4-door Cadillac with damage on the front driver’s side.
 

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