WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- According to the Winston-Salem Police Department, Donald Charles Thompson Jr. was walking along the northbound lanes of Peters Creek Parkway in front of the K & W Cafeteria just after 10:00 p.m. Monday night, when he stepped in front of traffic and was hit by a car.

The driver of the car was Adrian McCloud. Witnesses told police McCloud tried to avoid hitting Thompson. McClould then left the scene. He was followed by a witness, returning to the scene a few minutes later.

Thompson was taken to Baptist Hospital where he is being treated for non-life threatening injures. Police are still investigating.