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Cleveland police seek public's help in identifying vehicle, driver involved in hit-skip

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Posted at 3:58 PM, Mar 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-15 15:58:05-04

CLEVELAND — Cleveland police are seeking the public's help in identifying the vehicle and driver in a hit-skip incident involving a pedestrian that occurred early Friday morning.

Around 12:50 a.m. Friday, officers were called to the area of East 130th Street and Kinsman Road for a report of a man in the street with serious injuries.

Once on scene, officers found a 43-year-old man who had been struck by a vehicle that immediately fled the scene.

The man was transported to University Hospitals for treatment.

Police reviewed city cameras and believe the vehicle involved is a newer model red Chevy Traverse SUV. The vehicle was observed traveling north on East 130th Street at Union Avenue.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call police at 216-623-5295 or 216-623-5290. Anonymous information can be provided by calling Crimestoppers at 216-25-CRIME.