Elderly man, 87, critically injured in hit-and-run pedestrian accident on Warwick Avenue in Sylvan Lake, Michigan

Modified Date: 
Tue, 10/06/2015 - 8:48am
Accident Date: 
Saturday, February 21, 2015

Hit-and-run driver drags 87-year-old man before fleeing

Anyone with any information on the identity of the vehicle or the driver is asked to contact the Sylvan Lake Police Department at 248-682-1440, ext. 303.

Senior suffers severe injuries in Sylvan Lake hit-and-run

The man was discovered lying in the road screaming for help by a passerby and a neighbor, who called 911, according to police. 

87-year-old man seriously injured after hit and run accident in Sylvan Lake

“I looked out the window and there's a guy right in front of my house and the driveway on the ground, and he's just writhing in pain,” he said. He called 9-1-1 and said paramedics arrived within 10 minutes.
Police are looking for the driver of a vehicle that hit an 87-year-old man Saturday and fled the scene. Sylvan Lake police said the West Bloomfield man was walking on Warwick Avenue around 10:50 a.m. when he was hit from behind and was dragged for approximately 90 feet after his clothes got tangled in the vehicle. The victim sustained severe injuries to his arms, legs and face. His name has not yet been released. What victims of a Michigan pedestrian accident need to know When someone in Michigan has been hurt in a pedestrian accident, the injuries are often devastating and sometimes fatal. It is crucial for a pedestrian accident victim to learn about their rights and options. And after a fatal accident, family members need to learn what steps to take to preserve a claim and get full compensation for their losses. Since the laws related to Michigan pedestrian accidents are complicated, it is important to speak with an experienced injury attorney. Learn more about pedestrian accidents here.
Topics: 
Hit and Run
Roadway: 
Warwick Avenue

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