VANCOUVER -- A pedestrian was pinned between two vehicles in a Vancouver hit-and-run Wednesday morning and police asked for help finding the driver of a green late-nineties Ford Mustang.
William Johnson of Vancouver was standing in front of his disabled vehicle along the side of Highway 14 when another driver pulled onto the shoulder, revved his engine and backed up, pinning the victim between the two cars, said Washington State Patrol Trooper William Finn.
Johnson stated he began yelling and the vehicle pulled forward, Finn said. As the vehicles separated, he fell, striking his head on the bumper of the other vehicle. The vehicle slowed before the driver accelerated rapidly leaving the scene.
Johnson told police he was unable to stand up after the crash and crawled along the shoulder to pull himself into his car and call 911. He was taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital, where his injuries were not thought to be life-threatening.
The suspect vehicle was described as a green, late-nineties Mustang with tinted windows (similar to the one pictured above) and police said it likely has noticeable rear bumper damage. The driver left the highway at the Lieser Road exit.
Anyone with information was asked to call WSP at (360) 449-7999.