Pedestrian Hit By Vehicle, Suspect Drives Off

Posted at 4:51 AM, Feb 20, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-20 05:07:23-05
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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Feb. 20, 2014) — Police are looking for the person who hit a pedestrian and drove away from the scene early Thursday morning.

The accident happened shortly before 3:00 a.m. at 28th Street and Birchcrest Drive in Grand Rapids.  Police say a man was walking on the side of the street when he was struck by an SUV, possibly a blue Jeep Liberty.

The victim was said to have suffered critical injuries.  Police are asking the public to call in with any tips: 616-456-3604.