Chattanooga: Man in critical condition after hit and run

Chattanooga: Man in critical condition after hit and run

March 15th, 2011 by Harrison Keely in Local - Breaking News

A man is in critical condition with life threatening injuries after a hit and run incident Monday night.

Witnesses say a man was in the middle of the road at 2600 Dodson Avenue when he was hit by a dark minivan traveling northbound around 9 p.m., Chattanooga police said.

The minivan never stopped, witnesses told police.

The victim was taken to Erlanger Hospital where he remains in critical condition.

Police said they believe alcohol may be a factor in the crash.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Chattanooga Police Department at 423-698-2525.

Police say they do not plan to release the victim's name and information until his family can be located.