Suspect sought in June 15 hit-and-run on E 37th St in Savannah

Suspect sought in June 15 hit-and-run on E 37th St in Savannah
WANTED: Robert Lee Frails. Source: Savannah Police Department

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) -UPDATE: The Savannah Police Department has identified a suspect in connection with a June 15 hit-and-run crash on East 37th Street that left a man seriously injured.

The police department is looking for 62-year-old Robert Lee Frails in connection to the investigation. Frails was first a person of interest in the case after his car, a 1998-2002 gold in color Toyota Corolla, was identified as the vehicle involved. Savannah PD officials say he is now a suspect.

At about 8:45 p.m.on June 15, officers responded to the 1100 block of E. 37th Street where they discovered Terry Coleman, 52, suffering from serious injuries. An initial investigation revealed that Coleman was pushing a grocery cart west on the north side of E. 37th Street when he was struck from behind by a gold vehicle.

The impact resulted in Coleman and the grocery cart striking a parked vehicle.

Police continue to look for Frails and say he was last known to reside in the 600 block of W. 37th Street.

Anyone with information on the incident or the whereabout of Frails is asked to contact the Traffic Unit at (912) 525-2421. Tips can also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

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