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Police Searching For Chevy Malibu Driver Who Hit Pedestrian, Fled

November 17, 2018 - 1:25 pm

DETROIT (WWJ) - Police in Detroit are searching for the driver of a light-colored Chevy Malibu in connection with a hit-and-run crash that left a pedestrian in critical condition.

The crash happened around 6:30 p.m. Friday on Gratiot Avenue near Young Street, not far from McNichols Road on the city's east side.

According to police, a woman in her 40s was walking across Gratiot when she was struck by a vehicle that was headed southbound. The car failed to stop after the collision and continued driving down Gratiot. 

The woman was transported to a nearby hospital and last reported in critical condition. 

The suspect vehicle is described as a gray or silver 2007 Chevy Malibu with unknown license plate. No description was provided for the driver.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 313-267-4600. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.

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