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Man injured by hit & run driver

Posted at 10:53 AM, Apr 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-21 11:53:59-04
Omaha Police are investigating a possible hit and run early Thursday morning.
 
Police found 51 year old Tyrone Fields lying in the street near the crosswalk at 20th and Harney at 1 a.m. on Thursday. Fields told officers he was crossing the street when he was hit by a vehicle. Police say Fields was intoxicated and could not give a description of the vehicle that hit him and left the scene.
 
Medics took Fields to CHI Creighton where he was treated for several broken ribs and a bruised lung. His injuries are not considered life threatening.