Surveillance footage of car in Detroit hit and run released

Mark Hicks
The Detroit News
The driver fled north on Grand River after the incident.

Detroit police have released surveillance images of a car connected to a hit-and-run this week on the city's west side to spur tips to find the driver.

The victim was riding a motorized mini-bike south on Schaefer near Grand River at about 8:50 p.m. Tuesday when a dark vehicle hit him, investigators said in a statement.

Medics rushed the 43-year-old man to a local hospital, where he was listed in critical condition late Tuesday, according to the release.

The driver fled north on Grand River. His car is believed to have front-end damage.

The dark-colored car was captured on surveillance footage around the time of the incident Tuesday night.

Anyone who recognizes it or has information on the suspect is asked to call the Detroit Police Department’s Fatal Squad Unit at (313) 596-1462. Anonymous tips can also be submitted through Crime Stoppers of Michigan at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.