By writer to www.cbs58.com
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — Police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that left a dialysis affected person in want of assist.
It occurred in broad daylight on Nov. 25, close to Cesar Chavez Drive and Mineral Avenue; A person was utilizing the crosswalk on his option to work and he was hit midway via the intersection.
“The very first thing that got here to my thoughts was thank God as a result of I am alive,” stated Moises Ruiz-Guzman, sufferer. “I rotated and I simply noticed the automobile in entrance of me.”
Surveillance cameras captured the second he was struck by a silver automobile. Ruiz-Guzman was despatched into the air and off to the aspect of the highway.
“Then I noticed the time. What was the time that he hit me as a result of there’s a whole lot of cameras,” Ruiz-Guzman stated.
Ruiz-Guzman believes adrenaline helped him stand up and run into work asking for assist. (present surveillance digicam angle). Now they’re hoping this digicam may help catch the particular person accountable.
“I’ve 5 years in dialysis,” stated Ruiz-Guzman.
Ruiz-Guzman says his greatest concern was his fistula which sits in his arm and permits him to obtain remedy — the identical arm the motive force hit him on.
The state is at present overlaying his dialysis remedy and anything would wish to come back out of pocket.
In an effort to assist pay for medical bills, Ruiz-Guzman is promoting artisanal purses from Mexico at his job Riveras Western Put on, positioned at 1002 South Cesar Chavez Drive in Milwaukee.
“Drivers ought to look and see the place they’re going and decelerate as a result of look what occurred,” Ruiz-Guzman stated.
Police are nonetheless on the lookout for the motive force that struck Ruiz-Guzman. Anybody with data is urged to contact Milwaukee police.
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