Woman injured in hit and run on MLK

Published 8:58 am Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Brookhaven police are looking for the driver of a car who hit a pedestrian in the street Saturday and kept going.

The female victim was walking alone across Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard North shortly after 6:30 p.m. when she was struck by the vehicle, Police Chief Bobby Bell said.

The woman was taken to King’s Daughters Medical Center where doctors found a fragment of the car’s broken reflector in her leg, he said.

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She was treated and released.

The victim did not see the color, make or model of the vehicle.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call Brookhaven Police Department at 601-833-2424 or CrimeStoppers at 601-823-0150. Tips leading to an arrest may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000.