Porter County Sheriff’s Police is seeking the public’s help in
identifying the driver of a car which ran into a South Haven man on
Saturday, seriously injuring him.
to police, at 11:45 p.m. a 45-year-old man residing in the 700 block of
Capitol Road exited his home to confront some subjects who were driving
past his residence. As the vehicle approached his house a second time, the
man walked into the street and the vehicle stopped, prompting the man to
speak to the driver, police said.
driver backed up his vehicle, the man again approached it, and this time
the vehicle drove towards the man, who ended up on the hood, police said.
vehicle continued to be driven with the man on the hood but after a short
time he fell and sustained a head injury.
man was transported to Porter Regional Hospital, then airlifted to a
hospital in South Bend, where he was reported to be in critical condition,
described the suspect vehicle as a sliver or gray passenger car, possibly
with pre-existing damage to the driver’s side rear bumper. The vehicle
may also have damage to the hood or windshield.
PCSP is asking anyone with information about the altercation to call the
Detective Bureau at (219) 477-3140 or to contact WeTip at www.wetip.com
or (800) 78-CRIME.