A pedestrian was critically injured early Saturday in Green Oak Township after being hit by a car and police are asking for help identifying him.
Green Oak Township Police say that officers were dispatched at about 1 a.m. Saturday to a car versus pedestrian crash near the intersection of Fieldcrest Drive and Carmel Court. Initial reports indicated a 16-year-old male was operating a blue 2018 Subaru Crosstrek southbound on Fieldcrest when he encountered an unidentified male pedestrian in the roadway. The pedestrian was struck in the roadway, causing severe, life-threatening injuries.
The victim was transported to the University of Michigan Hospital by Livingston County Ambulance where he was last listed in critical condition. Police say the driver of the Subaru stopped immediately and called 911 and is cooperating with police. Alcohol and/or drug use are not considered factors in this crash.
The pedestrian is believed to be a mixed-race male, approximately 5’10”-6’ tall, 180-200lbs., with brown hair, and in his mid-twenties. He was possibly riding a skateboard at the time of the collision and was wearing a black winter hat, black New Balance velcro shoes, and carrying a black Under Armour brand backpack. Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the pedestrian.
Anyone with information about the pedestrian’s identity or information related to the crash, please contact Ofc. Joe Sparks or Sgt. Alicia Montes at 810-231-9626.
Green Oak Officers were assisted on scene by the Green Oak Township Fire Department, Livingston County Ambulance, Livingston County Dispatch, and the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office. The crash remains under investigation by the Livingston County Major Crash Team.