Police looking for vehicle in Brookshire Boulevard hit and run

Published: Jun. 3, 2014 at 12:52 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 3, 2014 at 12:53 PM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Police are asking for the public's help in finding a vehicle wanted in connection to a hit and run in west Charlotte on Tuesday.

The incident was reported on the 3800 block of Brookshire Boulevard at 3:32 a.m.

Officers found the pedestrian, 51-year-old Robert Lee Stephenson Jr. lying in the roadway.

He was taken to Carolinas Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

His condition has since improved, police say.

Stephenson was not crossing at an intersection and was not in a crosswalk at the time of the collision.

The vehicle that hit him is described as a silver or gray pickup truck and was last seen traveling outbound on Brookshire Boulevard.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 704-334-1600.

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