Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week
January 7, 2016
Officer Mike Badger, Crime Stoppers Coordinator for Sangamon and Menard Counties
On December 21st at 2:45 in the afternoon a red Toyota Prius turned onto Madison eastbound from MacArthur. After traveling a short distance and changing lanes to get onto the Walnut street exit, the Toyota struck a motorcycle which was also eastbound. The Toyota continued eastbound and briefly stopped at the Walnut exit near Douglas Park before continuing onto the exit. Police are looking to identity the hit and run driver and hope you can help. The red Prius should have damage near the rear wheel on the driver’s side. The motorcyclist was hospitalized for injuries in the accident.
If you can help police locate the driver or the vehicle involved in this hit and run, Crime Stoppers will pay you a cash reward. Call the tip line with any help you can at 217-788-8427. You can also text a tip by using the keyword TIP672, then enter the information you have, and send it to CRIMES.