Man standing at Durham bus stop suffers life-threatening injuries in hit-and-run, police say

Durham County News

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DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – A 43-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries after he was hit by a car early Tuesday morning while waiting at a bus stop in Durham, police said.

The driver didn’t stay at the scene, a news release said.

Shortly after midnight Tuesday, Roddrick Bumpers was waiting at a bus stop on Angier Avenue near South Guthrie Avenue. Investigators said a vehicle traveling westbound on Angier Avenue ran off the road to the right, hit Bumpers, then continued heading west on Angier Avenue.

Bumpers was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police believe the suspect vehicle is a red or burgundy 1997-2003 Ford truck or SUV. It was missing its right headlight and turn signal, the release said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Kozar at 919-560-4935, ext. 29450, or Crimestoppers at 919-683-1200.

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