DETROIT (WWJ) – Police say 19-year-old was killed when a man driving a stolen Jeep crossed the centerline and crashed into his vehicle.
The incident happened around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday on Greenfield Road at Curtis Street, just a few blocks north of Outer Drive West.READ MORE: Ribs RnB Music Festival Kicks Off This Weekend In Downtown Detroit
Police say the suspect was driving a stolen Jeep Liberty when he crossed the centerline and collided with a vehicle driven by a 43-year-old man. The suspect then fled the scene on foot.READ MORE: Judge Says Michigan Gov. Whitmer Won't Have To Testify In Abortion Lawsuit
The man was taken to a local hospital with injuries. His 19-year-old son, who was a passenger in the vehicle, died at the scene.
Police are now searching for the hit-and-run driver, but were not immediately able to provide a description.MORE NEWS: MDHHS Lifts No-Contact Recommendation In Huron River Chemical Spill
The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is urged to contact police at 313-267-4600.