Yorkville police are investigating a hit-and-run accident involving a pedestrian.
In a press release, police confirmed that officers responded to a report of a personal injury hit and run accident at 12:20 a.m., Sept. 27, in the area of Route 47 and Route 71.
Officers reported that the victim, s 44 year-old man, was found in the roadway. Upon investigation, officers learned that the man had been struck by a newer model red Jeep Wrangler. The vehicle fled eastbound on Route 71.
The man was transported to Rush Copley Medical Center in Aurora for treatment of minor injuries. The incident is under investigation.