Police are seeking help from the community in locating Concepcion Cruz, the driver of a fatal hit-and-run accident that killed 2-year-old Caleb Lindsey.
DeKalb County Police named Cruz the suspect in the April 5 incident on April 10 at a press conference.
Witnesses said Cruz was driving a white pickup, racing through the parking lot of the Walmart on Tucker Norcross when he struck Caleb and his 4-year-old sister Meyaria, but never stopped. Mother of the children, Vashiti Lindsey, said she screamed at the
Other witnesses told investigators that the hit-and-run driver drove up on the curb and struck the children, stopped a few feet away, threw a beer bottle out of
Police said Cruz, 57, is a resident alien from El Salvador and they believe he may be trying to escape back to El Savador to
Surveillance video showed Cruz driving a white Toyota Tacoma with a camper on the back during the incident. Cruz’s truck was found in Gwinnett County on April 9. A search warrant and arrest warrants are being prepared.
If you have any information on the incident or the whereabouts of Cruz, call 404-577-TIPS. You can remain anonymous and still receive a reward for the information that can lead to the successful arrest and prosecution of Cruz. The family has setup a website, www.ourangelcaleb.com, to assist with funeral expenses.