Police search for driver in hit-and-run of elderly man in Franklin

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FRANKLIN, Ky. – Police in Franklin are searching for a driver after they say a truck hit an elderly male walking home.

The Franklin Police Department says the incident happened late Friday night before 10 p.m. when the vehicle was traveling northbound on South Railroad Street.

Police say a witness described a light-colored truck as the vehicle involved.

The victim is currently in the hospital with severe injuries.

If anyone has camera surveillance in the area or any other information, contact the Franklin Police Department at 270-586-7167. You may also reach out to dispatch at 270-586-8824.