INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A male pedestrian has died following a hit-and-run accident on the city’s east side.
According to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, a 52-year-old male was struck in the area near Pendleton Pike and I-465 just before 7:30 p.m.
The vehicle has been described as a “black vehicle” and was possibly headed north on I-465 after the incident.
The victim was initially transported IU Heath Methodist Hospital in critical condition. However, police confirmed that the pedestrian later died as a result of his injuries.
As a result of the accident, the on ramp to I-465 South from Pendleton Pike has been shut down.
24-Hour News 8 has a crew headed to the scene.