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Lorain Police searching for driver in hit-and-run that injured 47-year-old man

Alcohol was a contributing factor in the crash. However, the incident remains under investigation.

LORAIN, Ohio — *Editor's Note: The video in the player above is from a previous report. 

The Lorain Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a driver involved in a hit-and-run crash. 

According to police, officials responded the the intersection of West 21st Street and Ashland Avenue in Lorain on Friday, August 7 around 10 p.m. for reports of a "serious injury hit-skip crash."

Police investigation revealed that a motorcyclist traveling north on Ashland Avenue was struck by what witnesses called a dark-colored SUV traveling east. According to reports, the motorcycle, driven by 47-year-old Adam Binder of Lorain, failed to yield to oncoming traffic at a stop sign, causing the collision. 

Binder was ejected from his bike and suffered serious injures to his left leg. Emergency care was provided by Lorain Police until LifeCare was able to respond and transport Binder to Mercy Health Hospital for additional care. 

At the scene, police recovered evidence that led them to believe the involved vehicle could be a 2012-2017 Toyota Camry. 

At the time of the accident, the roadway was closed for approximately three hours while officials investigated and collected evidence. 

Alcohol was a contributing factor in the crash. However, the incident remains under investigation by the Lorain Police Department Traffic Bureau.

Anyone with any information on the crash or suspected driver is urged to contact the Lorain Police Department at 440-204-2115 or Michael_Bohaty@cityoflorain.org.

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*Editor's Note: The video in the player above is from a previous report.

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