Pedestrian seriously injured in Michigan City hit and run

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind.—A pedestrian was seriously injured in a hit and run crash on Saturday, according to the Michigan City Police Department.

On September 12, around 11:45 p.m., officers were sent to the area near East Michigan Boulvard and Warnke Road for reports of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle that left the scene.

Officers arrived to the scene and found a 46-year-old woman unresponsive in the road.

The victim was airlifted to a hospital for treatment.

Debris was found in the road and multiple witnesses were interviewed by police.

Witnesses reported that the victim and a man were walking together south across East Michigan Boulevard when the victim was hit by a passing dark colored SUV.

The SUV did not stop after hitting the victim and continued eastbound on East Michigan Boulevard, police said.

Police said the dark colored SUV is suspected to have damage to the front passenger side of the vehicle.

The victim as of Monday afternoon was listed as being in serious condition.

No arrests have been made and no suspects have been identified, Michigan City Police said.

Anyone with information about the incident or might have surveillance video, is asked to contact the crime tip hotline at 219-873-1488 or (800) 78-CRIME.

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