MT. CLEMENS (WWJ) – Authorities are looking for the public’s help to locate a driver wanted in a hit-and-run crash that injured a pedestrian.
According to Macomb County Sheriff Anthony Wickersham, it happened along northbound Gratiot Ave. near Park St. in Mount Clemens, just before midnight Tuesday.READ MORE: Ford To Send $500 To Households Affected By Flat Rock Assembly Plant Gas Leak
Deputies responding to a call about someone hit by a car found a 28 year-old Detroit man lying injured on the ground in front of a closed business, Wickersham said.
The man was attended to by EMS at the scene and then taken by ambulance to a local hospital for treatment of a head injury.READ MORE: CAIR Alleges Ferndale Police Officers Forced Woman To Remove Hijab Following Arrest
Wickersham said security video of the incident shows the victim was crossing northbound Gratiot from east to west when he was struck by a dark-colored vehicle while in the center lane. After striking the pedestrian, the driver continued northbound without stopping.
After reviewing the video as well as some car parts left at the scene, Wickersham said investigators believe the suspect vehicle is a 2001-2006 Chrysler Sebring, dark green in color. It will have damage to the front on the passenger-side and to the passenger-side, rear-view mirror.
On Thursday, in injured man remained hospitalized in stable condition. He’s expected to recover.MORE NEWS: UM Study Shows Healthcare, Service Workers Were Disproportionally Impacted By The COVID-19 Pandemic
Anyone who may know the driver wanted in this case is asked to call the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office Detective Bureau at 586-307-9358.