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Truck driver sought in Escondido hit and run crash

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Posted at 4:02 PM, Oct 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-22 19:18:34-04

ESCONDIDO, Calif. (KGTV) - Escondido Police requested the public’s assistance Monday to find the driver responsible of a crash that seriously injured a motorcyclist.

The incident happened Oct. 16 at 4:38 p.m. in the 200 block of W. Washington Ave., police said.

A man driving a white Ford F-150 pickup truck struck the motorcyclist and left the scene, according to investigators. Police said the man was in his late 30s, Hispanic, and had a mustache. He was wearing a gray shirt and baseball cap.

There was a woman in the passenger seat and a child sitting between them.

The first two digits on the license plate may be 8F. Police said the Ford F-150 will have damage to the rear passenger side tail light and tailgate.

Anyone with information is asked to call Officer Frank Huston of the Escondido Police Department Traffic Division at 760-839-4423.