A Springfield man told police this weekend that a car intentionally hit him while he was trying to cross the street.
Springfield police began their investigation Sunday evening when they were called to the corner of Clifton Avenue and Wilson Avenue to meet with the victim who said he was hit while crossing the street near Prairie Avenue and Clifton Avenue.
The victim told police as he was crossing the street a car approached him at a high rate of speed and did not stop.
“(The victim) stated the vehicle started honking at him about halfway down the street,” the report says. “(The victim) stated he was already halfway through the intersection.”
The vehicle hit the man, according to the report, hard enough cause the man to fall down and scrape his knee.
The report says the victim exchanged words with the driver and the driver eventually left the scene. The report is filed as a vehicular assault.
No charges have been filed in the case due to a lack of suspect information, according to the report.
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