27-Year-Old Man Fatally Struck in Hit-and-Run Collision on Polk Street

PHOENIX, AZ (February 13, 2023) – Early Tuesday morning, Isaiah Montez Reid was killed in a hit-and-run pedestrian collision on 7th Street.

Officers responded to the scene around 4:30 a.m., near Polk Street on February 7th.

According to reports, Reid was attempting to cross 7th street mid-block when the driver of a southbound vehicle struck him.

Shortly after, another southbound vehicle hit the severely injured pedestrian. Upon impact, the second driver fled the scene without rendering aid or contacting authorities.

Medics arrived and transported 27-year-old Reid to a nearby hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Following preliminary duties, crews say the driver that stayed at the scene was not under the influence. At this time, an active investigation to determine further information is still currently underway.

The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of Isaiah Montez Reid. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.

Losing someone in a pedestrian accident is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that the death of a loved one can leave a lasting impact on your emotional and financial well-being, and they are here to help. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that the legal issues impose challenges to those involved. Let their team help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call their office today (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation. For more accident news, click here.

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