61-year-old man struck in Jamestown hit-and-run


(WARNING: The video above, which was obtained by police, shows the incident.)

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WIVB) — Police in Jamestown are investigating a hit-and-run that took place on Tuesday morning.

According to officers, a 61-year-old man was walking across the intersection of E. 6th St. and Pine St. when he was struck by a vehicle that was turning left onto Pine. This occurred shortly before 5:30 a.m.

The vehicle was described as a small, dark-colored SUV — possibly a Honda CR-V or another smaller crossover SUV. Previously, police had been looking for a Chevy Impala, but they determined that vehicle was not involved in this incident.

They say the suspect vehicle turned east onto E. 5th St. and continued onto E. 2nd St. before turning west.

During the incident, the pedestrian was knocked to the ground and suffered a broken ankle and leg.

He was taken to UPMC Chautauqua, but has since been released.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call investigators at (716) 483-7537 or the anonymous tip line at (716) 483-8477. People with information can also use to Tips 411 app. All tips are confidential.

A reward of up to $2,500 may be offered for information submitted through Crime Stoppers. They can be reached through this site, or by calling (716) 867-6161.

Evan Anstey is a digital content producer who has been part of the News 4 team since 2015. See more of his work here.

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