Durham County

Pedestrian’s life hangs in balance after Saturday hit-and-run on Kirkwood Drive

Durham police are investigating a pedestrian-involved hit-and-run crash that occurred shortly after 6:45 p.m. Saturday.

A 30-year-old man was struck in the 1700 block of Kirkwood Drive by an unknown vehicle that fled the scene, police spokesman Wil Glenn said. The location is about 3 blocks east of Kirkwood Drive’s intersection with Guess Road.

The victim — who was not named by police — was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, Glenn said.

No other details, including suspect vehicle description, were available as of 10 p.m. Saturday.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 919-683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers do not have to identify themselves.

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