Police searching for driver who fled after hitting motorcyclist in Arlington

The Arlington Police Department is investigating a fatality crash involving a hit and run at the intersection of E. Sanford Street and N. Mesquite Street.

At around 6:40PM, Arlington police, fire, and EMS were called to the scene of a motorcycle accident at the given intersection. One motorcyclist was pronounced deceased at the scene after being struck by a pickup truck. The pickup truck drove off after the crash.

Witnesses say the pickup truck could possibly be an older model black Dodge truck with an orange construction toolbox mounted in the bed. The vehicle was last seen driving east on Sanford Street.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crash Investigator Dane Ritcheson at 817-575-8601 or Tarrant County Crime Stoppers at 817-469-TIPS. Tipsters can also remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner will identify the deceased once next of kin have been identified.