Police: passing motorist finds man lying in road, victim taken to hospital in critical condition

Posted at 4:13 AM, May 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-19 05:09:51-04

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A passing motorist stopped and assisted a man who was lying in the roadway in the 200 block of East Michigan Avenue in Kalamazoo on Friday before calling 911.

Police responded to the call around 2:40 a.m. and arrived on the scene to a 34-year-old with severe head trauma. The injuries appear to be caused by a hit and run, according to police.

The victim, in critical condition, was transported to Bronson Hospital.

East Michigan was closed for a portion of Friday morning, but is now open. Police are working with witnesses and local businesses in the area to find a suspect.

No suspects are currently in custody.

Anyone with information regarding this incident are asked to call Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 269-337-8994 or Silent Observer at 269-343-2100.