Date: April 8, 2012
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy., Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Donald Webster, Operations Division, 337-8142
Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle
Kalamazoo, MI: On April 8, 2012, shortly after 12:30 a.m., officers from the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety responded to the 300 block of E. Michigan on a report of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle. Witnesses at the scene advised that the vehicle that stuck the victim fled outbound on E. Michigan after the accident.
A detailed description was provided by the witnesses at the scene and within minutes a Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Deputy spotted the vehicle. The vehicle was stopped in the 1500 block of Gull Rd and after a subsequent investigation the driver, a 24 year old Galesburg resident, was arrested for Operating While Intoxicated Causing Serious Impairment and Hit and Run. The driver is currently lodged at the Kalamazoo County Jail.
The victim, a 28 year old Kalamazoo resident, suffered a possible head injury as well as a broken leg. She was transported to Bronson hospital and is listed in stable condition.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Kalamazoo Public Safety at 337-8994 or Silent Observer at 343-2100 or www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
By authority of: Lt Tracey L. Seifferly