Hit and run puts man in hospital

By Beau Ebenezer

October 9, 2012 Updated Oct 10, 2012 at 10:07 AM CDT

PEORIA, Ill -- One man is in the hospital after being struck by a vehicle that fled the scene following the accident.

Police officials say a 53-year-old white male was crossing the street when a vehicle turning onto Kumpf struck him and continued driving away.

The vehicle is described as a silver, gray Hyundai.

The victim was taken to OSF Saint Francis Medical Center with a broken vertebrae in his neck, a broken rib, and a head injury.

Officials say he is in stable condition.

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