Rochester, Minnesota: Police Seek Suspect in Hit-and-Run of Man in Wheelchair in Downtown Area

Rochester, Minnesota: Police Seek Suspect in Hit-and-Run of Man in Wheelchair in Downtown Area

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Police are looking for a driver who hit a man in downtown Rochester and drove off.

According to the Rochester Police Department, the hit and run happened around 5 p.m. Monday at the intersection of 1st Street NW and North Broadway Avenue. Police said a man crossing the road in his wheelchair was hit by a black SUV. The vehicle then fled west on West Center Street.

The victim was taken to Saint Marys Hospital by Gold Cross Ambulance. The extent of his injuries are unknown at this time.

Police are still searching for the hit and run driver. We expect to learn more later Tuesday morning.

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