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Pedestrian suffers serious injuries after being hit by van in Kalispell

Posted at 11:03 AM, Sep 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-28 13:18:02-04
Kalispell Pedestrian Accident
A pedestrian was hit by a van near 1st Av. West and 1st St. West in Kalispell. (MTN News image)

KALISPELL – Police are investigating an accident that sent a pedestrian to the hospital on Thursday evening.

Authorities were called to a report of a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian near First Avenue West and First Street West shortly before 8:15 p.m. on Thursday.

The driver of a burgundy colored minivan had reportedly left the scene after striking the victim who was taken to Kalispell Regional Medical Center with what are described as serious injuries.

The driver of the van contacted Kalispell Police shortly after the accident and was questioned and released with no charges were filed at this time, according to a news release.

An investigation into the incident is continuing and anyone with information is asked to contact Detective David Massie at (406) 758-7795.