PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A pedestrian suffered head injuries in a hit-and-run accident in Squirrel Hill.
Witnesses told police the pedestrian was crossing against traffic on Forward Avenue near Murray Avenue shortly before 7 a.m. Monday.READ MORE: Report: Pittsburgh Penguins, Fenway Sports Group Sign Purchase Agreement For Sale Of Team
The victim, struck by a late model Bonneville, was thrown by the impact.
Pittsburgh police say the driver initially pulled over a short distance away, but drove off toward the Parkway East once he saw the pedestrian walk to the sidewalk.READ MORE: Butler County Community College Closes For 2 Days Due To Ransomware Attack
The pedestrian was taken to UPMC Mercy Hospital and is listed in fair condition.
Police are looking for the driver, described as a white male in his 50’s with salt and pepper hair, a goatee and a medium build.
RELATED LINKSMORE NEWS: North Allegheny, Mt. Lebanon Among Highest-Ranked Schools In The Area