Police looking for hit-and-run driver who struck pedestrian on Central Avenue
Submitted by Howard B. Owens on June 6, 2011 - 6:24pm
A 22-year-old Batavia resident was hospitalized early this morning after being struck by a hit-and-run driver on Central Avenue in the city.
Police are asking people with information about the car and driver to call 345-6350.
Luis A. Mercado was listed this morning in stable condition at Strong Memorial Hospital.
At about 1:36 a.m., Mercardo was walking on Central when he was struck by a white sedan.
The car reportedly has a loud exhaust and is possibly a Dodge Stratus. It sustained front end damage and most likely a broken windshield.