A black 2017 Hyundai Accent is suspected of hitting a pedestrian and leaving the scene, Carrollton police said.
Photo: Carrollton Police Department Facebook page
Photo: Carrollton Police Department Facebook page

Victim in serious condition after hit-and-run in Carrollton

Police have identified a person of interest in connection with a hit-and-run that severely injured a pedestrian in Carrollton last Wednesday.

The victim was crossing Alabama Street about 11:30 p.m. when someone in a black 2017 Hyundai Accent hit him while turning left on Brumbelow Road and kept driving, police said.

The victim is in a medically-induced coma in the intensive care unit of Grady Memorial Hospital, Cpl. Chad Krish of the Carrollton traffic division said. The victim has several fractures and may have to have an amputation.

Krish said an officer was patrolling the area and found the victim. The name of the person of interest has not been released.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Krish at 770-834-4451.

In other news:

Hector Garcia-Solis, Brayan Omar Cruz, London Clements and Eric Edgardo Velazquez are all facing murder charges after 28-year-old Deputy Nicolas Dixon was killed in the line of duty Sunday night.

Support real journalism. Support local journalism. Subscribe to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution today. See offers.

Your subscription to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution funds in-depth reporting and investigations that keep you informed. Thank you for supporting real journalism.