Yakima man injured after being struck by car

A Yakima man is in stable but serious condition after being struck be a car last night.

Police say the collision happened about 10:45 p.m. on the 1800 block of Gordon Road.

When officers arrived, they found the victim, 20-year-old Eric Riel, lying on the side of the road with his friends rendering aid.

Witnesses stated a car was traveling at a high rate of speed eastbound on Gordon Road when it struck Riel.

The sedan left the scene without stopping and was later located nearby unoccupied.

A preliminary investigation indicates alcohol may be a factor in the collision.