Kentwood police searching for hit-and-run driver that injured bicyclist

Posted at 3:04 AM, Sep 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-24 03:11:09-04

KENTWOOD, Mich.- Kentwood police need your help finding the driver behind the wheel of a dark silver or medium gray older model Mitsubishi that allegedly struck a bicyclist last weekend.

Police say 26-year-old Jeremy Carlson remains in the hospital with a head injury after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver last Saturday.

Carlson was riding westbound on 36th street shortly after 1:15 a.m. Saturday September 17 when he was struck while trying to cross Broadmoor Avenue.

The vehicle continued northbound on Broadmoor Avenue following the accident. Kentwood police believe the car is a 1999-2003 Mitsubishi Galant with damage to its passenger side.

Police say they are interested in speaking with the driver of a yellow vehicle that was reportedly following the Galant and may have witnessed the crash.

Anyone with information is asked to call  Kentwood Police at (616) 698-6580 or Silent Observer at (616) 774-2345.