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Hit and run suspect sought after pedestrian struck at W. Kirkwood and College Ave., Sunday morning

BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 27: Emergency workers help a pedestrian who was struck by a burnt orange Jeep Wrangler with a hardtop at the intersection of W. Kirkwood and College around 1:30 a.m., Sunday, June 27, 2021, in Bloomington, Ind. The driver of the Jeep fled the scene of the collision. The vehicle was later found abandoned at 7th and Lincoln. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)

Members of Bloomington area law enforcement were investigating a hit-and-run collision and looking for a suspect after a man was struck by a burnt orange Jeep Wrangler with a hardtop around 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning at the corner of W. Kirkwood and College Avenue, according to radio dispatches.

An injured male was loaded onto a stretcher and transported to a hospital by EMS workers. Members of the Bloomington Fire Department also responded to the scene.

A member of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office witnessed the collision, according to scanner traffic, and the Jeep was soon found abandoned near the intersection of 7th and Lincoln.

This story will be updated.

Skylar Phelan describes seeing the hit and run collision
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 27: Emergency workers help a pedestrian who was struck by a burnt orange Jeep Wrangler with a hardtop at the intersection of W. Kirkwood and College around 1:30 a.m., Sunday, June 27, 2021, in Bloomington, Ind. The driver of the Jeep fled the scene of the collision. The vehicle was later found abandoned at 7th and Lincoln. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 27: Emergency workers help a pedestrian who was struck by a burnt orange Jeep Wrangler with a hardtop at the intersection of W. Kirkwood and College around 1:30 a.m., Sunday, June 27, 2021, in Bloomington, Ind. The driver of the Jeep fled the scene of the collision. The vehicle was later found abandoned at 7th and Lincoln. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – JUNE 27: Emergency workers help a pedestrian who was struck by a burnt orange Jeep Wrangler with a hardtop at the intersection of W. Kirkwood and College around 1:30 a.m., Sunday, June 27, 2021, in Bloomington, Ind. The driver of the Jeep fled the scene of the collision. The vehicle was later found abandoned at 7th and Lincoln. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)

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