GPD looking for 2016-2022 Volvo XC90 in connection with fatal hit-and-run
November 29, 2022
Press release from Gainesville Police Department
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Gainesville Police Department has updated the vehicle description in this incident. They are looking for a 2016-2022 Volvo XC90 (a sport utility vehicle) with an unknown plate. Tips can be called into the Combined Communications Center at 352-955-1818.
On Monday, November 28, at approximately 9:38 a.m., Gainesville Police Department officers responded to the 3300 block of S. Main Street in reference to a vehicle versus bicyclist crash.
A citizen observed vehicle and bicycle debris on the west side of the roadway and sidewalk. The citizen also observed a body in the wooded area near the debris. Gainesville Fire Rescue responded and pronounced the bicyclist dead on scene.
The investigation up to this point revealed the bicyclist was traveling southbound in the curbside lane, when he was struck from behind by a silver Volvo, also traveling south. The driver of the Volvo fled the scene. The investigation is ongoing.
Updated at 4:30 p.m. on November 29 with information about the vehicle.
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