Deputies search for hit & run vehicle

HAYDEN, Idaho - The Kootenai County Sheriff's is asking for the public's help in tracking down a vehicle involved in a hit and run near Hayden, Id.

The incident happened November 24 at approximately 2:00p.m. on N. Government Way near E. Hayden Ave..

Investigators say the suspect was driving northbound on N. Government Way when he drove into the center median and struck a light pole and a tree.

The suspect then fled the scene continuing north past E. Hayden Ave.

Witnesses describe the suspect as a Hispanic male with tattoos on his neck and arms. The vehicle is described as an early 2000’s model white Ford Mustang convertible with a tan soft top similar to the one pictured above.

Investigators say the vehicle sustained moderate front end damage and may still be damaged. 
Anyone with information regarding this vehicle, or the driver, is asked to contact the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit at 208-446-1300 reference case #17-48735.