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Basketball usher critically injured in hit-and-run

| Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Notre Dame basketball usher John Jurek was critically injured shortly before 7 a.m. Monday morning in a hit-and-run, according to a story from WNDU.

Police say a car that was heading north on Portage Avenue struck Jurek near Cleveland Road and did not stop driving, according to WNDU. The driver fled through the nearby Meijer parking lot.

Jurek is currently in the hospital with critical head and abdominal injuries.

Officers said Jurek was wearing a reflective vest at the time of the accident, and that he is an active walker. 

Police are still investigating the situation and are currently looking the driver of a small, tan- or cream-colored car with front hood damage on the passenger side, according to WNDU.

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