Officers search for man with dreadlocks driving gray Volkswagen

Hit-and-run crash victim suffers life-threatening injuries

By Andrea Torres - Digital Reporter/Producer

The Lauderhill Police Department's traffic homicide unit released this image of a gray Volkswagen involved in a hit-and-run crash that left a pedestrian seriously injured April 28.

LAUDERHILL, Fla. - Detectives are searching for a man with dreadlocks who drives a gray 2005-2010 Volkswagen in Broward County and they need the public's help. 

Yvette Marquez-Perkins, a spokeswoman for the Lauderhill Police Department, said the man's Volkswagen -- which is either a four-door Passat or a Jetta -- was involved in a hit-and-run crash at Northwest 12th Street at Northwest 41st Avenue. 

Lauderhill Police Department traffic homicide detectives released this picture to ask for the public's help with finding a driver who was involved in a hit-and-run crash that left a pedestrian suffering life-threatening injuries.

Detectives know the man struck a pedestrian April 18 in Lauderhill. The pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries, and the driver's vehicle was damaged on the front bumper, hood and possibly even the windshield, Marquez-Perkins said.

Marquez-Perkins is asking anyone with information to call the traffic homicide investigators at 954-717-4478 or Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.

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