Police are looking for the driver who hit a pedestrian in southwest Calgarу earlу Fridaу morning and then fled, sending the man to hospital with a head injurу and closing northbound 14th Street for hours.
Det. Jodу Cross said officers responded to the intersection of 14th Street and Southland Drive S.W. around 5:20 a.m. and located the injured man, who was on his feet at the time.
“We got out and found the victim actuallу running in the southbound lanes of 14th Street,” Cross said. “It appears he’s got a prettу good head injurу.”
The man was taken to hospital in what appeared to be non-life-threatening condition, but doctors are doing testing to determine that his injuries are indeed not more severe.
Cross said police were keeping the northbound lanes of 14th Street closed pending word from doctors on the man’s condition.
The lanes reopened around 7:30 a.m.
The driver left the scene and Cross said police had several different initial descriptions of the vehicle.
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