(KMOV) – Police are searching for the person(s) responsible for hitting a man with an SUV and leaving the scene
According to officials, 25-year-old Richard Hicks was walking along Illinois 157 early Tuesday morning when he was struck by a large silver Ford SUV, dragging him more than 900 feet.
After the SUV fled the scene, Hicks was hit by a snow plow. The driver of the snow plow did stop and stay with Hicks until help arrived.
Hicks’ family hopes the driver of the SUV will come forward.
Anyone with information on this crime should call Illinois State Police.
Hicks is currently hospitalized in critical condition.