Omaha pedestrian severely injured after hit-and-run crash

OMAHA, Neb. -- Sunday morning around 1 a.m. police were dispatched to a personal injury hit-and-run crash that occurred at the off-ramp of I-480 N and Harney Street. 

Officers said that an investigation showed a smaller SUV was exiting I-480 E when the vehicle struck a pedestrian who was crossing 28th Street mid-block. 

After the incident, police said that the smaller SUV fled the scene going eastbound on Harney Street. 

The release stated that the suspect's vehicle is believed to be a 2019-2022 Toyota RAV4 and it is either grey or Lunar Rock in color (see stock photo above for possible type and color). It is stated that the vehicle may have damage to the front end. 

Police say the pedestrian was transported by OFD Medics to Nebraska Medicine with serious head injuries. 

The pedestrian has been identified as 36-year-old Brandon Bilbo. Before the update to the release it was stated that he was described as an adult black male with tattoos. 

This is an ongoing investigation. 

 

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