UPDATE: Metro Nashville police have identified the type of car that left the scene of a deadly accident.
Police have determined that a white Chevrolet Impala hit and killed a man in a wheelchair Friday.
The elderly man killed lived in that area, according to police.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A wheelchair-bound elderly man has died after being hit by a car in the Bellshire Terrace area of Nashville.
A 72-year-old man is killed in a hit-and-run on Winchester Drive at Devonshire Drive that occurred at around 5:15 p.m. Friday, according to Metro Nashville police. The victim died shortly after arriving at the hospital.
The man's identity has not been released pending notification of next of kin.
Metro Nashville police say the car hit the man from behind while in the roadway. There is no sidewalk there.
The car involved is expected to have significant front-end damage. Police say a white part of the car remained at the scene.
Anyone with information about the vehicle is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.
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