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Hit-And-Run Collision Leaves Pedestrian In Critical Condition; Police Search For Suspect

Terrel Dewhite Johnson
Terrel Dewhite Johnson (photo: Farmington Hills Police Department)

FARMINGTON HILLS (WWJ) -- A pedestrian is in critical condition after being hit by a car in Farmington Hills early Saturday morning.

The 22-year-old woman was outside of a hotel on eastbound Grand River Ave. north of Eight Mile Rd when she was hit by someone she knew.

Assistant police Chief Matt Koehn told WWJ Newsradio 950 that authorities are hoping the public can assist them with finding the suspect -- 24-year-old Terrel Dewhite Johnson of Romulus.

Johnson is described as a black male, 6-feet tall and 150 pounds. He has brown hair, brown eyes and is known to frequent the southwest area of Detroit.

The van Johnson was driving is described as a newer model red or maroon Chrysler Town & Country that continued eastbound on Grand River. The vehicle does not have a metal registration plate, but has a temporary registration plate in the back window.

The victim is at Beaumont Hospital in Farmington Hills in critical condition.

Anyone who may know the whereabouts of Johnson or who may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact the Farmington Hills Police Department Command Desk at 248-871-2610.

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