Investigators have little to go on in Phoenix fatal hit-and-run

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PHOENIX - Phoenix police have little to go on as they continue to investigate a fatal hit-and-run accident that occurred late Friday evening.

According to police, Jesus Lopez-Lopez, 75, was getting into a van to leave a family gathering in the area of Broadway Road and Central Avenue.

The van was on the north side of West Pueblo Road facing east. As he was getting into the passenger side, a white vehicle traveling westbound struck him.

The vehicle continued westbound and was last seen traveling south on Sixth Avenue.

Lopez-Lopez was taken to a hospital where he died of his injuries.

Anyone who may have information concerning this incident or knows who was involved or where the vehicle may be is encouraged to call the Phoenix Police Department at 602-262-6141 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS, 480-TESTIGO for Spanish.