Thursday, May 28, 2020

Investigation continuing

Westland police are continuing to investigate a hit and run accident that claimed the life of a Taylor woman.
The incident that took the life of the 56-year-old Taylor woman occurred at about 9:30 p.m. April 29 on Van Born Road west of Farnum Road.
According to police reports, the victim was riding her bicycle on Van Born Road when a vehicle struck her but did not stop. The driver fled the scene and the vehicle turned northbound onto Marshall Drive and was not seen again.

The vehicle is described as a light colored, possibly white or silver 2000-2006 GMC Yukon XL.  The vehicle sustained damage to the front grill, front bumper, and passenger side headlight assembly, police said. Additionally the vehicle lost a portion of the front grill and the front passenger side parking light, and may have damage to the passenger side of the windshield.
Police investigators have requested anyone with any information regarding the incident, or are able to identify the vehicle or driver, contact the detective department at (734) 713-3706.