Man critically injured by hit-and-run driver near Westport

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A hit-and-run near Westport Sunday night has left a man in critical condition.

Police were looking for a red SUV suspected of hitting the pedestrian and found one abandoned about five blocks away.

The man was hit at 40th and Broadway around 11:00 p.m. Sunday in the Westport area.

When the man in his 20s was taken to the hospital, he was in critical condition.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.