Vehicle hits pedestrian in Grand Rapids, flees

Police investigate a vehicle-pedestrian accident near 28th street and Breton Road in Grand Rapids. (Feb. 20, 2014)
Police investigate a vehicle-pedestrian accident near 28th street and Breton Road in Grand Rapids. (Feb. 20, 2014)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – The search continues for the driver who police said hit a pedestrian with his vehicle and then fled the scene.

The incident occurred around 2:50 a.m. Thursday on 28th Street, just west of Breton Road in Grand Rapids, as the male victim was crossing the street, police said.

The man was transported to a hospital and listed in critical condition.

Witnesses told police the suspect was driving east in a blue Jeep Liberty. The only description police have released about him is that he is a white male in his 20s with no facial hair or glasses.

You are asked to call Grand Rapids police at 616.456.4282 or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345 if you have more details about this incident.

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