Ofc. John O'Brien, PIO
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 4:16 p.m.
After requesting help from the community, a citizen called to report a white 2008 Subaru Impreza parked in the area of 7600 N. Standard Street. Officers went to the location and confirmed the vehicle had damage consistent with this morning’s collision. The vehicle was seized as evidence while seeking a search warrant.
Two people were taken to the Detective’s office and interviewed. Probable cause was established to arrest Mitchell J. Bonneville (27) for Hit and Run with injuries, a felony charge.
Mitchell was booked into the Spokane County Jail.
SPD wants to thank the community for the quick response in providing information which led to finding the vehicle and driver involved.
Original Release 10/7/20:
Spokane Police Department (SPD) Major Crimes Unit (MCU) Traffic Investigators processed the scene of an injury hit and run collision involving a Lime scooter and an automobile. The scooter rider received a significant injury.
On October 7, 2020, around 4:51 a.m., SPD responded to an injury collision at Nevada Street and Wabash Avenue. The caller reported a vehicle northbound on Nevada Street struck a male riding a Lime scooter who was westbound on Wabash Avenue. The collision occurred in the intersection. Rather than stopping, as required by law, the driver fled the scene.
The Spokane Fire Department was on scene treating the victim when officers arrived. The victim was transported to an area hospital for a life threatening injury.
Officers secured the scene to preserve evidence.
The SPD Traffic Investigator responded and took over the scene. He is asking for the community’s help to locate the suspect vehicle that is described as a white, 2008-2011 Subaru Impreza sedan.
If you have information or surveillance video from the area, and have not already spoken to law enforcement, please call Crime Check at (509) 456-2233 and reference incident #2020-20176511.