Badly injured man found on Tri-Cities street. Help needed to find hit-and-run driver

An injured man was found lying in the roadway at Columbia Center Boulevard and Tapteal Drive in Richland early Sunday morning after being hit by a vehicle in the rain.

Richland police said his injuries, including a head injury, are very serious.

He was taken to Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland.

He was discovered about 1:45 a.m.

Police are asking for the public’s help to identify the driver in the hit and run. Call emergency dispatchers at 509-628-0333 and refer to case number 24-018646.