Pedestrian Dragged into Roadway by Hit-and-Run Driver

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A man is in critical condition after being struck by a hit-and-run driver during the early morning hours on Thursday .

The accident happened at the intersection of 63rd and Parallel Parkway in Kansas City, Kansas. Police believe a driver struck the pedestrian while making a right-hand turn. After hitting the man, the driver then dragged him several feet into Parallel Parkway. Witnesses found him laying in the road around 2 a.m. and called police. They told police they thought the man had been in a fight. He appeared bloody and was wearing only a pair of shorts.

While investigating, police discovered blood in the road and debris from the accident, including tinted glass, which they believe came from the car.

The victim, a Hispanic male in his forties, has not been identified. He was taken to an area hospital in critical condition.

Police are looking for a car with possible front-end damage and a broken, tinted window. Call the TIPS Hotline if you have any information: 816.474.TIPS.

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