DETROIT, MI – A 46-year-old man was struck by a vehicle near E 7 Mile and Outer Drive at approximately 9:50PM Tuesday evening, August 7th, 2018.
The suspect was in a black Grand Marquise, traveling west bound on E. 7 Mile when he disregarded a red light traffic signal and stuck the 46 year old man. The suspect then drove to the Family Food and Liquor Store, exited his vehicle, checked for damages, entered his vehicle and fled the location.
Many were gathered around the victim. That can be seen in the attached video. A fair warning to those who want to watch the video, please be advised it is Very Graphic.
The victim’s first name is believed to be Ty. Witnesses have stated that he frequents the store where the accident took place. The accident took place near 8740 E 7 Mile Rd in front of the Family Food and Liquor Store.
Evidently the driver of the vehicle did pull into the parking lot of the store immediately following the incident. However they did flee the scene shortly after. It is unknown if anyone got the description of the driver or even a license plate number from that vehicle.
The victim is in the hospital. A relative told MI Headlines that his condition is stable. His name has not yet been released.
Please check back for any updates.
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Video Credit: Shakitta La Negra