EXCLUSIVE: Video Footage Of Wanted Vehicle In Deadly Montrose Hit And Run
About News has obtained exclusive footage from a local Montrose business that shows the vehicle that allegedly hit Montrose pedestrian Michael Alexander ‘Alex’ Hill last Thursday night as he was crossing Wertheimer st and Taft st.
The video shows a dark colored car driving at a high rate of speed, heading east bound on Wertheimer. The vantage point of the camera shows the vehicle after impact with the victim. The video also indicates only the drivers side head light is on.
Senior Police Officer R. Cisneros, the investigating officer for Houston Police Department’s Vehicular Crimes Division indicated ‘they have obtained’ video of the incident from a number of cameras, including several witness statements. He could not elaborate due to the on-going investigation.
The aunt of Hill has set up a Go Fund Me account to cover the unexpected expense of his funeral. If you would like to donate, please click here.
About News spoke with Houston Police Media Relations Jodi Silva relating to the multiple traffic cameras at the intersection. “Those cameras were disabled” Silva told About. The cameras in question were the traffic cams that Houston voters; voted to have turned off.
Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Hit and Run Unit at 713-247-4065 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.