Still no arrests in elderly Biloxi man's hit & run death

Sinh Tran Nguyen (Photo source: Biloxi Police Dept.)
Sinh Tran Nguyen (Photo source: Biloxi Police Dept.)

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Biloxi Police need your help finding a driver who hit and killed an elderly man last month. The accident happened Thursday, November 25 around 9:25pm.

Investigators say Sinh Tran Nguyen, 88, was walking north across Pass Road just west of Big Lake Road in Biloxi when he was struck by a vehicle. They believe he was walking across the street between the Whitney Bank and Keesler Federal Credit Union.

Mr. Nguyen was found lying in the middle of the road. He was hospitalized and treated for his injuries, but died a week later on December 3.

Police are hoping someone who witnessed the accident will come forward with information to help move the investigation forward. They'd also like to speak to anyone who might have come in contact with Mr. Nguyen that evening.

At the time of the crash, the victim was wearing a black Fedora style hat, gray slacks, a white button up long sleeve shirt, black shoes, and glasses.

If you can help investigators, call the Biloxi Police Department at (228) 392-0641 or the Biloxi Police Department's Criminal Investigations Division at (228) 435-6112. If you'd like to remain anonymous, you can still offer your tip through Crime Stoppers by calling 1-877-787-5898.

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