Family Of Hit-And-Run Victim Plead Suspect To Come Forward

IRVING (CBSDFW.COM) – Family members of a seven-year-old girl who was critically injured in a hit and run accident are now pleading with the driver responsible to come forward.

“Look inside your heart and know you should turn yourself in,” said Cecelia Miles, the victim’s grandmother.
Irving Police say a car struck Timiyah Miles and an adult family friend, Roberta Sago, as they stood in a parking lot outside a Irving beauty shop on the 600 block of Grauwyler last Sunday.

“I think one of them isn’t moving at all. I think they’re dead,” reported an unidentified caller in a recorded 911 conversation.

Newly released recordings capture the emotion and confusion following the accident, as witnesses watched the driver disappear.

“The car is gone!” yelled a second caller.

Police have now identified their suspect as 27-year-old Marvin Perez, an Irving resident.

“If he could do this to Timiyah, he could do it to anyone’s child,” said Regina Allen, the victim’s aunt.

Family members say the little girl, who was set to celebrate her eighth birthday next week, is now in a medically induced coma.

“She was full of life,” said Allen. “Oh, yes, we tell the nurses, everyday, ‘Just wait ‘til she wakes up.”

Anyone with information on Perez is asked to call Irving Police.

  • Jamie Reed

    how dumb can the cops get they know his name probably from his drivers license info that is on record go arrest him for gods sake. dont make the people turn him in and waste time when you can go get him and do your jobs.

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  • altha

    This man is in Mexico they do their dirt and run to Mexico wait two weeks and come back to Dallas.

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  • John

    I wouldn’t hang around either. Knowing you could get charged with involuntary manslaughter is enough to make anyone leave. The legal system is the cause of this. Even if you aren’t negligent, these yokel juries will still convict because they feel someone has to “pay”. I would be the first person to stop and help if I knew there wasnt going to be any repercussions for doing so. It’s a gamble, risk losng the victim, or risk losing your life. How many people have stopped, knowing they arent at fault, to be later charged. Prison for a total accident? No thanks.

  • Rob

    John, get some help. You obviously need it with your two sided comment.

  • Mariah

    John is right. Mob justice is rampant in this country and everyone is out for blood when something tragic happens. Sometimes an accident is just an accident. I recently witnessed a man hit a 2 year old who darted right in front of his car and everyone who came was ready to string him up and it was CLEARLY not his fault. Look how you all are ready to crucify this man and you don’t even know what happened. In fact, your comments are presumptive and racist.

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