BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (WOOD) - The Battle Creek Police Department is asking for the public's help in tracking down a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run crash.
Two motorcycles were traveling east on Jackson Street near 20th Street in Battle Creek around 2:40 a.m. Wednesday.
One bike made it through the intersection, but a vehicle attempted to turn left from westbound Jackson Street to southbound 20th Street and pulled into the path of the other bike, police said.
The second motorcyclist, 21-year-old Christopher Miranda from Battle Creek, struck the passenger side of the turning vehicle and was severely injured, police said.
The driver momentarily stopped at the crash scene but then fled south on 20th Street.
The vehicle is described as a dark-colored, medium-sized sedan, possibly a Chrysler model. It should have some significant damage to its passenger side as a result of the collision, police said.
Miranda was hospitalized and still undergoing treatment for his extensive injuries.
If you know anything about this incident then you are asked to call police or Silent Observer at 269.964.3888.
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