Police: Pedestrian seriously injured in hit-and-run near 23rd and Capitol

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MILWAUKEE –Milwaukee police are investigating a hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian that happened Wednesday evening, Jan. 31.

It happened around 8:50 p.m. near 23rd and Capitol.

Police say the victim, a Milwaukee man, 49, was crossing traffic when he was struck by a vehicle traveling eastbound on W. Capitol Dr. The vehicle fled the scene.

The victim was transported to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

MPD continues to seek the suspect and the suspect’s vehicle.