EL CAJON (CNS) - A pedestrian who was crossing an El Cajon street suffered serious injuries when he was hit by a car that took off, according to police.
Officers and paramedics were called to East Main Street near North 1st Avenue at about 9 p.m. Saturday, according to El Cajon Police Lt. Royal Bates.
Witnesses told police that the victim, described as a white man about 45 years old, was crossing East Main Street outside of a controlled intersection, when he was struck by an eastbound vehicle, Bates said.
The suspect vehicle was described by the witnesses at the scene as being a late model Honda Accord, gray or silver, with possible front end damage. They said the driver did not stop and fled the area.
They were unable to get a description of the driver or any possible passengers, Bates said.
The victim sustained serious injuries and was transported to Sharp Memorial Hospital for treatment. His identity was not released and the full extent of his injuries was not known.
Police asked anyone with information regarding the hit-and-run to contact the El Cajon Police Department at (619) 579-3311.
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