Police, Family of Man Hurt in Rochester, NH Hit & Run Seek Help
A reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the driver who left the scene of a crash early Monday morning on North Main Street that left a dad with severe injuries.
A 36-year-old man was found lying in the road on North Main St, in the area of Burger King around 5:55 a.m. Rochester Police said they are looking for a dark colored SUV that struck the man as he jogged while wearing a headlamp and rear strobe lights. The SUV struck the man as he pulled out of McDuffee Street, according to police.
A GoFundMe page identifies the man as Mat Lefebvre, a married father of three young boys named Graham, Benjamin and Henry who suffered nine broken ribs, a broken sternum, a severe break in his right shoulder blade and a shattered C6 vertebrae that will require surgery.
Lefebvre also suffered trauma to his left lung and right kidney and received 25 staples in his head to close a very traumatic head injury.
"Mat is one of the kindest, generous, giving people you would ever meet. Please help our family in raising funds for Mat and his beautiful young family, as Mat will have months of therapy and challenges ahead of him," his aunt Kim Eldridge Lefebvre wrote on the page.
Mat also wrote that he is able to hear his son's voices again and grateful for the support.
Police asked anyone with surveillance video of the incident to call them at 603-330-7128, Rochester Crime Line at 603-335-6500 or Text to: CRIMES (274637) Body of Text: TEXT4CASH + your tip.