Search Continues for Hit and Run Driver


SPRINGFIELD - The search continues for a man involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident.

Donald Thompson, 53, was hit on the night of July 13. A witness told police the driver of a dark-colored SUV hit Thompson and kept driving.

The accident happened in the 2900 block of Peoria Road.

Thompson was transported to the hospital, where he later died.

Sangamon County officers have received several tips from Crimestoppers but have not made any arrests.
Anyone with information about the incident is urged to call the sheriff's office at 753-6840 during the day or 753-6666 after 4:30 p.m


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