A man is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle early Thursday morning.
St. Louis County police officers responded to the intersection of Heege Road and New Hampshire Avenue around 12:454 for a call of an accident.
The eastbound lanes of Heege were closed for paving when a pick-up truck struck a worker and immediately fled the scene. The worker, a 55-year-old man, was transported to a nearby hospital where he remains in critical condition.
The suspect vehicle was last seen traveling east on Heege Road and south on Mackenzie. It is described as an extended cab pick-up truck, white, with front end damage and possibility missing a driver’s side headlight.
Anyone with information should contact the St. Louis County Police Department at 636-529-8210 or CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-8477