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Driver leaves Scene after Hitting Two on Motorcycle in Pontiac

PONTIAC, MI – On Saturday August 19th, 2017 Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies and the Waterford Regional Fire Department responded to Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd and North Perry Street for a Hit and Run – Personal Injury Accident which involved an automobile vs. motorcycle.

At approximately 10:45PM a 33-year-old man was operating his 2005 Honda CRB 600 motorcycle on northbound Perry Street with a 32-year-old woman riding as his passenger. Witnesses report that a 4 door vehicle, possibly a white Honda or Toyota, turned eastbound Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd from southbound Perry Street in front of the motorcycle, causing the motorcycle to strike the side of it. The driver of the vehicle did not stop and was last seen traveling eastbound on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

The operator of the motorcycle was injured and transported to McLaren Hospital – Oakland by Paramedics from Star EMS and is currently listed in serious condition. The female passenger was also injured and was subsequently transported to McLaren Hospital – Oakland by Star EMS and is currently listed in stable condition.

The OCSO Crash Reconstruction Unit responded to assist with the investigation. Both the operator and his passenger were wearing helmets. Alcohol is not a factor on behalf of the motorcycle driver.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP. You will remain anonymous and there is a $1,000 cash reward.

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