Student hit by vehicle, police searching for suspect

Central Michigan University Police are searching for a hit-and-run suspect that injured a student Jan 31.

Lt. Cameron Wassman of the CMUPD, said a 19-year-old student was struck around 6:30 p.m at a crosswalk between Foust Hall and the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Health Profession’s Building. The driver did not stop after hitting the student.

The victim was taken to McLaren Central Michigan Hospital and was treated for minor injuries. She has since been released, according to CMUPD.

Witnesses described the vehicle to CMUPD as a white four-door with a dent and rust on the rear fender near the driver’s side. witnesses identified the driver as a male and said the vehicle’s license plate included the letters DNG.

Many video cameras have been installed at crosswalks around campus, but the video camera showing this crosswalk had not yet been installed, Wassman said. 

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call CMUPD at (989) 774-3081.