Durham police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that happened early Monday morning on Pettigrew Street near Bacon Street.
Officers were dispatched at 12:22 a.m. to a call about a man in the middle of Pettigrew Street. When they arrived, they discovered Michael Lewis Boyd, 58, of Durham had been struck by a vehicle. He was taken to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries.
Investigators believe that the suspect vehicle may be a bright white 2013 Ford vehicle. The vehicle possibly may be a Ford Escape, a Ford Focus or a Ford C-MAX, although investigators have not ruled out other models. The vehicle will be missing the passenger side mirror.
Anyone with information about this accident is asked to call Investigator L.W. Cox at (919) 560-4935, ext. 29409 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.