MoCo police search for hit-and-run driver

Montgomery County police were searching Wednesday night for a black sedan that struck a pedestrian in Silver Spring and then fled the scene, authorities said.

Police found a man who they believe was hit by a car at the intersection of Piney Branch Road and Arliss Street about 9:15 p.m., officials said.

The victim was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries, fire officials said.

Investigators were looking for a black, four-door Honda sedan with damage to the front end and windshield, police said. The vehicle was last seen on Garland Avenue heading south towards Takoma Park, officials said.

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Clarence Williams is the night police reporter for The Washington Post and has spent the better part of 13 years standing next to crime scene tape, riding in police cars or waking officials in the middle of night to gather information about breaking news in and around Washington.
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