90-year-old woman involved in hit-and-run on Paulding Road while riding bike

Ninety-year-old Naida Kirkpatrick was cruising along Paulding Road in her three-wheeled bicycle Sunday morning when she was hit by a car.

Posted: May 28, 2020 1:23 AM
Updated: May 28, 2020 9:25 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) -- Ninety-year-old Naida Kirkpatrick was cruising along Paulding Road in her three-wheeled bicycle Sunday morning when she was hit by a car.

The Fort Wayne Police Department was called to the 2100 block of E. Paulding Rd. shortly after 8:15 a.m. regarding a woman who was hit by a car.

The driver kept going and Kirkpatrick's bike was heavily damaged.

Now her granddaughter Lindsay Galbreath hopes whoever did it will come forward.

"There's a lot of things that have happened to her that she doesn't deserve and for once I would like justice to happen," Galbreath said.

FWPD said Kirkpatrick had non-life threatening injuries after being taken to the hospital.

Fort Wayne police said the driver was in a dark-colored Ford with temporary tags.

Investigators say there was very little evidence at the scene.

Police are asking the public for any surveillance video from the scene that morning.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Fort Wayne Crime Stoppers (260) 436-7867.

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