1 hurt after hit and run on Milwaukee's south side

Police said the victim went though a red light
Posted at 10:57 PM, Oct 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-04 15:54:56-04

MILWAUKEE -- A motorcyclist has "very serious injuries" after a hit and run crash in Milwaukee Monday night.

The crash happened at approximately 8:50 p.m. at Mitchell Street and Muskego Avenue.

Milwaukee police said the victim, a man in his 20's, was going west on Mitchell when he went in the far right lane to get around cars stopped at a red light.

Officials said the man disregarded the signal and was going through the intersection when he was hit by a vehicle going north on Muskego. 

Witnesses said the vehicle, a silver 2001 or newer Mitsubishi Montero four-door SUV, stopped briefly and then left the scene.

The victim, who police said was was not wearing a helmet, was taken the hospital for treatment.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Milwaukee Police at 414-935-7360.