Pedestrian suffers life-threatening injuries in hit-and-run crash on Madison's north side

MADISON, Wis. - A man suffered life-threatening injuries after he was hit by a vehicle on Madison's north side Thursday night.

The 60-year-old man was walking along the 1700 block of Northport Drive around 10 p.m., according to Joel DeSpain, a spokesperson for the Madison Police Department.

Several drivers stopped when they spotted the man's body in the road. He was taken to the hospital with internal bleeding, a ruptured aorta and head trauma, DeSpain said.

Officers are reviewing surveillance cameras hoping to develop a description of the involved vehicle. 

Anyone with information on this crash is asked to contact Madison Area Crime Stoppers at 608-266-6014.

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