MADISON HEIGHTS, MI – At approximately 7:57 P.M. on Tuesday, October 29th , 2019, Madison Heights Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to a person lying in the south bound lane of Dequindre Road near Jenifer Street.
The 54-year-old man was found to have been struck by a vehicle traveling southbound on Dequindre Road. Multiple citizens stopped to help and block the roadway until first responders arrived on scene. The driver and vehicle left the scene failing to stop.
The 54-year-old man is suspected of being homeless and was observed asking for money prior to the incident. Madison Heights Police detectives are still investigating and following up on several leads.
Madison Heights Police urge the driver of the striking vehicle to contact the Madison Heights Police Department, along with anyone having information regarding this accident at (248) 585-2100.