Driver sought in west Detroit hit-and-run that injured biker

Mark Hicks
The Detroit News

Detroit police are working to finding the driver involved in a hit-and-run this week on the city’s west side that left a biker injured.

The 29-year-old victim was riding a mini-bike east near the 17600 block of W. Seven Mile at about 8:15 p.m. Tuesday when he collided with a dark Chevrolet SUV turning north onto Archdale, investigators said in a statement.

Detroit Police needs assistance in locating a person of interest in connection to a critical hit and run incident on the city's west side.

After the accident, the driver briefly got out of the vehicle before driving off, according to the release.

He was last seen wearing a white T-shirt, denim shorts and white gym shoes. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Detroit Police Department at (313) 596-2260. Crime Stoppers of Michigan accepts anonymous tips at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.

On July 27, 2021, at approximately 8:15 p.m., in the 17600 block of W. Seven Mile Road, a 29-year-old male was riding a mini-bike east on W. Seven Mile when he collided into a green Chevrolet SUV that was turning north onto Archdale. After the accident, the driver of the Chevrolet exited his vehicle but later returned to his SUV and drove off.