Police looking for driver who hit a man in downtown Wilmington

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Hit and run at the intersection of North 2nd Street and Market Street on Oct. 15, 2019. (Photo: WPD)

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The Wilmington Police Department is searching for a driver who hit a man in downtown Wilmington Thursday afternoon then took off.

WPD says a 22-year-old Wilmington man was crossing the intersection of North 2nd Street and Market Street around 1:30 p.m. Thursday when a Silver Hyundai Tucson moved forward, attempting to turn right on red, and hit him before driving away.

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The suspect is believed to be a white man between 60 and 70 years of age.

The victim suffered minor injuries during the crash.

Anyone with information should call (910) 343-3609 or use Text-a-Tip.