MPD: Minnesota man ends up in body brace following hit-and-run
MADISON, Wis. — Police are investigating a hit-and-run that took place on Madison’s west side Saturday night.
According to the incident report, police were sent to the 6200 block of Hammersley Road at 10:23 p.m. after reports of a pedestrian who was hit by a truck.
Officials said the 34-year-old Minnesota man was visiting the area and told police he lit a firework near the road. The man said he was struck by the vehicle as he was crossing the street. Witnesses said the victim was sent airborne as a result of the accident.
The man was later taken to a hospital and ended up in a body brace from several bruised ribs.
The report said the truck involved in the hit-and-run was an older white Chevrolet pickup with a short bed.
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