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Car strikes pedestrian in South Bend hit and run

The FACT team is investigating a hit and run that happened Monday morning.

Minutes before 7:00 a.m. Monday, 84-year-old John R. Jurek was walking north on Portage.

Police say a car traveling northbound hit Jurek, stopped momentarily, then kept driving north.

Jurek, who was wearing a reflective vest at the time of the accident, is in the hospital in critical condition from head and abdominal injuries.

If you've seen a small, cream-colored car with heavy front-end damage, you're asked to call police immediately. 

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