WYOMING, Mich. (WOOD) — Wyoming public safety officers are asking for tips in identifying the driver who hit a pedestrian twice, dragging him approximately 25 feet before driving off.
The 23-year-old victim was in the 2400 block of 31st Street SW crossing the roadway when he was hit by an eastbound vehicle. Officers say the vehicle dragged the pedestrian approximately 25 feet before stopping. A witness rushed to help the victim, but the driver continued on, driving over the victim before turning right onto Byron Center Avenue.
The victim was taken to a nearby hospital in serious condition. Authorities say he suffered a head injury and “significant abrasions” to his torso and limbs.
Officers are looking for a dark gray Chrysler 300. Officers say four people were inside the vehicle at the time of the incident.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Wyoming Department of Public Safety at 616.530.7300 or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345.