Kalamaoo County


07/28/2012 - Comstock - Man in Motorized Scooter Struck By Hit & Run Driver
On July 28th 2012 at approximately 10:39 PM, the Kalamazoo County Sheriff Office and Comstock Fire and Rescue were summoned to the scene of a car/pedestrian injury accident in the 6300 block of M-96 in Comstock Twp.

The initial investigation revealed that a 26 yr old Kalamazoo man was struck by a vehicle as he was travelling eastbound in a motorized scooter along side of M-96. An uninjured witness who was walking along side the victim at the time of the accident called for assistance.

The driver of the vehicle didn't stop at the scene to render aid.  With the help of citizens, the Sheriffs Office was able to locate the 21yr old driver from Kalamazoo. He is currently lodged in the Kalamazoo county jail.

The cause and factors of this accident are still under investigation

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Kalamazoo County
Sheriff's Office
1500 Lamont
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
(269) 383-8821

    Richard C Fuller
    Paul G Matyas