Wayne County

Pedestrian hurt in Harper Woods hit and run; driver sought

Surveillance image of the pickup in the hit-and-run about 3 p.m. Thursday near Harper and Bournemouth that left a ...more
Surveillance image of the pickup in the hit-and-run about 3 p.m. Thursday near Harper and Bournemouth that left a resident injured.
Harper Woods Department of Public Safety
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Harper Woods police are seeking tips to find a driver in a hit-and-run Thursday that left a pedestrian injured.

A man was crossing at the Harper and Bournemouth crosswalk about 3 p.m. when a northbound truck struck him, authorities said in a statement.

The driver "stopped briefly then backed up and fled the scene through the Family Food parking lot," the release read.

The victim, identified as a resident in his 50s, was hospitalized in serious condition Thursday evening, police reported.

The suspect's vehicle is described as green Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Series pickup with a single cab and a white-and-blue Michigan license plate. It has an aluminum toolbox in the bed and front-end damage from the collision, investigators said.

The driver is described as a white male with blonde hair. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Harper Woods Department of Public Safety at (313) 343-2530.

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