Michigan State Police can you use your help with a hit and run in Montcalm County.

According to WZZM, a man was hit by a vehicle and thrown into a ditch injured with the driver of the vehicle fleeing the scene.

MSP say the incident occurred Thursday August 8 around 11:30 p.m. on Youngman Road near Roy Drive in Eureka Township.

27-year-old Derrick Powers of Sand Lake was hospitalized in Greenville but due to the severity of the injuries he had to be air lifted to a hospital in Grand Rapids. The vehicle hit Powers and just left him injured in the ditch.

Authorities believe Powers was hit by either a pickup truck or an SUV based on the injuries he suffered. Luckily for Powers someone happened to pass by him while he laid in the ditch and notified authorities.

Police need your help in locating the driver, so if you know anything at all or had a pickup truck or SUV brought into a body shop you need to contact the Michigan State Police Lakeview Post at 989.352.8444.

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