Royal Oak Police Searching for Driver Who Ran Down Two Victims After Bar Fight

Royal Oak Police Searching for Driver Who Ran Down Two Victims After Bar Fight

(Royal Oak Police, Feb. 23, 2019)

Royal Oak, MI- Royal Oak Police are looking for the person responsible for striking two people with a vehicle and fleeing the scene early Saturday Morning.

On February 23, 2019 at 1:53 a.m., Officers were flagged down about a disorderly group outside a nightclub in the area of Fifth and Main Street.Officers arrived and discovered two people had been struck by a vehicle. Paramedics were quickly summoned to the scene as officers searched for the vehicle.

Officers determined a fight between two groups had occurred earlier inside the basement of the Jolly Pumpkin, located at 419 S. Main Street. Security removed the two groups from the club and a male subject from one of the groups got into a Gold or Tan Buick Rendezvous.

Witnesses stated the vehicle appeared to intentionally strike the female victim, turn, and then strike the male victim. The vehicle struck two signs and a parked vehicle before backing over the male victim again. The driver then fled the area. Both victims were transported to Beaumont Hospital where they were treated for non-lifethreatening injuries.

The driver is described as a white male in his 20s with a beard, dark hair, 5’8” tall, 170 pounds
last seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt with a grey jacket. The vehicle has significant front end
damage, a shattered driver’s side window, and a broken passenger side rear taillight.

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