Police: Car hits teen crossing Telegraph Road in Redford, flees

16-year-old boy expected to be OK after incident Friday

A car struck a 16-year-old boy crossing Telegraph Road in Redford on Friday morning, then fled the scene. See the full report on ClickOnDetroit.com.
A car struck a 16-year-old boy crossing Telegraph Road in Redford on Friday morning, then fled the scene. See the full report on ClickOnDetroit.com.

REDFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A teenager was struck by a car while crossing a major road in Redford Township Friday morning.

According to police, a 16-year-old boy was crossing Telegraph Road near West Chicago Road when he was hit by a car at around 8 a.m. Friday. Officials say the car fled the scene after colliding with the teen.

The 16-year-old boy is expected to survive.

Video of the intersection can be seen above.

Police are still looking for the driver involved in the incident. This is an ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Redford Police Department at 313-387-2500.

The left two lanes of Telegraph Road were still open amid the investigation as of 8 a.m. Friday.

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