Child, 2, injured by hit-and-run driver

SAINT JOSEPH, Mich. (WOOD) — Police are asking for help in order to identify the hit-and-run driver who injured a 2-year-old child.

Family members told police they were walking on the side of Lakeshore Drive near Hilltop Road around 8:30 p.m. on September 4 when a passing vehicle hit their young child.

The vehicle was traveling southbound on Lakeshore Drive and is described as a black or dark-colored, newer model SUV. The driver never slowed down or stopped at the scene.

The child was airlifted to Bronson Hospital where they are listed in stable condition.

The incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Detective Herbert at the Saint Joseph Department of Public Safety at 269.985.0300, or the anonymous tip line at 269.985.0301, or Crime Stoppers at 800.342.7867.

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