The crash happened around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday (Sept. 15) in the area of Van Born Road and Campbell Street, according to authorities.
Officers from Dearborn Heights arrived at the scene and found a 42-year-old Taylor man unresponsive, they said. He was taken to Beaumont Hospital, where he died from his injuries, according to officials.
Police said the motorcycle was rear-ended by another vehicle, and the driver of that vehicle fled the location.
The vehicle that struck the motorcycle is reported to have been an older model Ford F-150, Dearborn Heights police said. Investigators were told it might have been “greenish” in color, but they found red paint at the scene, so that is still undetermined.
The hit-and-run vehicle should have front-end damage, police said. It was last seen heading west on Van Born Road, toward Telegraph Road.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 313-277-7391.