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Vehicle, driver located in crash that killed 3-year-old on Indianapolis' north side

Police said the crash happened Monday night in the 4700 block of East 82nd Street.

INDIANAPOLIS — IMPD said they've identified and located the vehicle and driver that killed a 3-year-old boy on the city's north side Monday evening.

The crash happened July 18 around 7:30 p.m. in the the 4700 block of East 82nd Street, in the Clearwater Village shopping area. Police said the driver of the car fled after the crash.

An adult with the child called 911, but the child, later identified as Jyrie Mathews, died at Peyton Manning Children's Hospital.

On Thursday, police said detectives interviewed the driver, but they have not released the driver's identity or type of vehicle involved.

The case will be presented to the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office for a charging decision.  

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.

Credit: WTHR/Rachael Krause

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