DETROIT (WWJ) – Detroit police are hoping the public can help identify three women who are wanted in connection with a hit-and-run accident on the city’s east side that left a motorcyclist in critical condition.
The crash happened just after 11 p.m. on Monday, August 29 outside of the Cognac Castle liquor store on Harper Avenue at Beaconsfield Street.
Police say the female suspect was leaving the store’s parking lot in a dark-colored sedan when she struck a 56-year-old man who was heading westbound on Harper on his motorcycle.
After hitting the victim, police say the suspect got out of her vehicle, reacted to the situation then left the location on foot, while another unknown female entered her vehicle and drove off heading west on Harper then south on Nottingham.
Prior to the accident, the suspect was seen arriving at the party store with two additional vehicles (a white SUV and a burgundy SUV) occupied by several females, according to police. The suspect waited inside of her vehicle until the other females returned to their cars.
The suspect is described as a black female, driving a dark-colored vehicle, possibly a Chevy Impala. She was wearing a pink shirt and dark-colored pants.
The first person of interest, who was driving a burgundy SUV, is described as a black female, 20- to 30-years-old with long black hair. She was wearing a black t-shirt, shorts and dark shoes.
The second person of interest, a passenger in the burgundy SUV, is described as a black female, 20- to 30-years-old, wearing her hair pulled back in a pony tail. She was wearing a white t-shirt and stretch pants.
Anyone who recognizes these individuals, knows of their whereabouts or has any information pertaining to this crime, is urged to contact police at 313-596-1462 or submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.