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Truck hits pedestrian on South 14th and Danville in Abilene, drives off

By Nick Bradshaw, KTXS Photographer, nbradshaw@ktxs.com
Blane Singletary, Morning Producer, bsingletary@ktxs.com
Published On: Jan 29 2014 02:15:11 AM CST
Updated On: Jan 29 2014 08:07:44 PM CST

ABILENE, Texas -

Police are on the lookout for a truck that hit a pedestrian and drove away early Wednesday.

The accident happened at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday on South 14th Street and Danville.

Abilene Police said a woman reported a suspect stole belongings of hers. A 27-year-old man attempted to stop the suspects from leaving.

The man stood in front of a suspect's vehicle. Police said the suspect drove over the man, dragging him for some distance. The suspect then ran from the scene.

The victim was taken to Hendrick Medical Center, but later flown to a Lubbock hospital.

Police said he has serious injuries.