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Posted on: January 19, 2023

Public’s Help Needed in Hit-and-Run Crash Investigation

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, Jan. 19, 2023 – The Denton Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect vehicle that failed to stop after striking a bicyclist. 

At 9:52 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, officers were dispatched to a hit-and-run crash in the 2800 block of Mingo Road, near the Old North Road intersection.

The bicyclist, a 40-year-old Denton resident, reported that he was riding east on Mingo Road when he was struck by a dark-colored vehicle. Denton Fire personnel transported the bicyclist with non-life-threatening injuries to a local hospital for treatment. 

Traffic investigators are working to determine the make and model of the suspect vehicle, which likely sustained passenger side damage. 

If you have any information regarding this crash, please call Traffic Investigator Yancy Green at 940-349-7941.

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