ABERDEEN, Wash. - Police are asking for tips in the investigation of a hit-and-run incident in Aberdeen last week that, according to eye witnesses, threw one man to the ground. Captain John Green tells us it happened in the 100 block of South Park street just after 6 Thursday evening.
One witness said he heard tires squeal, turned, and saw the victim in mid air. The witness said the driver stepped out and looked at the victim, then sat back in the car and fled.
The car was described as a silver Chrysler PT Cruiser with tinted windows. The driver was described as a Hispanic or Native American male, mid 20's to early 30's in age, about 6-00 foot tall, athletic build, with short dark hair, clean shaven, well dressed and wearing sunglasses.
Green said the 40 year old man struck appeared to be highly intoxicated, his injuries appeared minor with visible scrapes and abrasions. He was treated and transported to GHCH by the Aberdeen Fire Department.
Anyone with information is asked to call APD at 533-3180 or the Tip Line at 538-4450.