HAMMOND — A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle Monday morning as he tried to cross the street, according to police.
Police said the man had been walking at 169th Street and Kennedy Avenue near a Burger King when he was struck by a driver, who later fled south from the scene, turning onto the roadway in a smaller, black car.
The pedestrian sustained non-life threatening injuries, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Hammond Police Department's Hit and Run Division at 219-852-2940 and reference Case No. 19H44562.