DES MOINES, IA -- One person was injured early Saturday morning when they were struck by a vehicle in the East Village neighborhood of downtown Des Moines, according to DSM Police Scanner.
The incident took place at the intersection of East 4th Street and East Walnut Street, near Northwestern Hotel. It was first reported by DSM at 2:10 a.m.
Accident with injury: 4th & Walnut. Car vs pedestrian. Medics enroute.— DSM Police Scanner🎆 (@ScannerDSM) January 29, 2022
Details are limited, but authorities said a driver in a black Jeep Cherokee with tinted windows hit the pedestrian and fled the scene.
This is a hit and run. Suspect vehicle is a black Jeep Cherokee with tinted windows. Victim is conscious and breathing.— DSM Police Scanner🎆 (@ScannerDSM) January 29, 2022
First responders arrived to find the victim conscious and breathing, but no further details have been released regarding the extent of the injuries sustained.
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