Police investigating downtown Boise hit and run

Police investigating downtown Boise hit and run
Posted at 9:07 AM, May 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-16 11:07:10-04

Police responded to a hit and run injury accident at Myrtle and South 13th Streets in downtown Boise shortly before 10:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The victim, identified by police as an adult male, received serious but not life-threatening injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment, according to a BPD news release.

“A preliminary investigation shows the victim was walking northbound on 13th St. on the west side of the intersection when he was struck by the suspect’s vehicle driving eastbound on Myrtle.  The suspect’s vehicle left the area and continued eastbound on Myrtle,” the release stated.  

Officers interviewed a number of witnesses and collected evidence at the scene –- but police did not release a vehicle description. No reason was given.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 208-343-COPS (2677),, or leave a tip using the “P3 Tips” app for your mobile device.