Police: Man trying to stop drunk driver hit by vehicle

ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - A 49-year-old man is in stable condition after he was hit by a vehicle at the crosswalk outside of a bar in Manchester in the Grove early Sunday morning. The suspect drove away, but the vehicle has since been recovered.

The suspect remains at large.

Police say the victim and suspect -- identified as a man in his 40s -- got into an argument. The victim allegedly confronted the suspect, who police say was drinking liquor while seated behind the wheel of his car.

The victim told the suspect that he was too drunk to drive, police say, and was struck by the suspect as he was walking away.

Police say the victim and suspect did not know each other.

The incident remains under investigation.


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