Battle Creek police looking for driver who hit man, kept driving

Posted at 5:55 PM, Nov 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-19 17:55:33-05

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Police are searching for a driver they say hit a man and then drove away, leaving the victim injured on the side of the road.

The 45-year-old man was found lying on the side of the road around 7:30 Friday evening near W. Jackson and 20th Streets, according to the Battle Creek police department.

Authorities say it appears the man was hit by a vehicle that did not stop. The man was taken to the hospital with what were described as serious injuries.

Police say the suspected vehicle is a light blue 2001-2007 Chrysler Town & Country or Dodge Caravan minivan. The passenger side or front end are likely to have damage, according to police.

Anyone with information please contact the Battle Creek Police Department or Silent Observer at 269-964-3888.