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Elderly victim of hit and run accident dies

MILWAUKEE, WI (CBS 58) -- The victim of a hit and run accident early Saturday morning in Milwaukee has died.   The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office confirms the man died in the hospital just before 5 PM Saturday evening. 

The 73-year-old man was struck by a vehicle around 2:30 Saturday morning in the area of  W Fond du Lac Avenue and W Congress Street.   The unknown vehicle fled the scene after the collision.   The man was taken to a local hospital in critical condition where he died more than 14 hours later.

MILWAUKEE, WI (CBS 58) -- A 73-year-old Milwaukee man was reported to be in critical condition early this morning, the victim of a hit and run accident.   According to the Milwaukee Police, the man was hit by a car while walking in the area of W Fond du Lac Avenue and W Congress Street around 2:30 AM Saturday.   The unknown vehicle fled the scene after colliding with the man.   The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries.   The MPD Crash Reconstruction Unit is actively investigating the accident.

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