During the early morning hours of Sunday Apr 16th, 2023, Chesterfield Township Police were dispatched to a hit and run traffic crash resulting in injuries on I-94 near 21 Mile Rd. The officers found an injured Sterling Heights man sitting in his vehicle parked near the shoulder of I-94. He had suffered significant injuries when he was struck by another I-94 motorist while he was standing outside his broken down vehicle making repairs. The vehicle that struck the man did not stop and fled the scene on I-94.
The victim was cared for by Chesterfield Township Fire / Rescue personnel and he was transported to an area hospital by Medstar Ambulance. Fortunately, the victim has been released from the hospital.
The Chesterfield Township Police Detective Bureau is investigating the hit and run crash. The suspect driver and vehicle are unknown. The initial crash investigation shows the suspect vehicle maybe an unknown color 2022 Ram 1500 pickup and should have significant passenger side crash damage.
If you have any information about this hit and run investigation, please contact Detective Connell at 586-949-3829.