Hit-And-Run Driver Leaves Senior Citizen For Dead

WWJ News
November 13, 2019 - 8:09 am

DETROIT (WWJ) - A woman is in critical condition after she was hit while crossing a Detroit street and left for dead.

The incident happened around 6 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Fenkell Avenue and Winthrop Street, just west of Greenfield Road on the city's west side.

Police say the 64-year-old woman was crossing the street when she was struck by a driver who immediately fled the scene. The woman was taken to a nearby hospital, where she was last listed in critical condition.

Police are still searching for the suspect, but they don't have any information about the vehicle.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 313-267-4600. Tips can also be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.