“Good old-fashioned police work” and assistance from the community helped the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office identify a suspect and locate the vehicle used in the Sunday, July 26, 2020, hit-and-run that left an Iosco Township teenager with life-threatening injuries.
At about 9:30 p.m. Sunday, July 26, 2020, deputies with the Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to Bull Run Road near Munsell Road in Iosco Township for a hit-and-run accident in which the driver of a white, newer Ford F-150 fled the scene after hitting Lewis Higgins, 17, as he rode his bicycle.
Higgins was transported to the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor with life threatening injuries. He is currently listed in stable condition, with an assortment of injuries including broken bones in his feet and legs, and a fractured pelvis.
The search has been on for the driver and the truck, which reportedly had damage to the front passenger side. The Sheriff’s Office extended thanks to the community members for their help with the tips they provided.
This crash remains under investigation by the Livingston County Major Crash Team and Livingston County Detective Bureau.
A GoFundMe account has been established to defray the costs of medical expenses and cost of rehab.