KALAMAZOO (WKZO) -- We now know the name and the extent of the injuries to a hit and run victim who was struck as he rode his bike along Lay Blvd Thursday evening.'
21-year-old Justin Whitley was minding his own business, when a man in a van he had just stolen up the block came tearing thru the neighborhood striking parked cars, running thru fences and into front yards and apparently trying to do as much damage as he could.
Whitley was apparently struck and thrown into the air. He suffered a fracture pelvis, internal injuries bruised lungs and other injuries.
He is expected to survive but his recovery will be slow and painful.
The hit and run driver ran from the scene on foot and remains at large.
The van had been left running in a driveway not far away, when the thief jumped in and took off.