SAN DIEGO, CA – A 30-year-old pedestrian was seriously hurt after being hit by a driver who then fled the scene of the accident in Mission Valley yesterday afternoon.
According to FOX 5 San Diego, the accident happened near the Fashion Valley shopping center located at 7007 Friars Road at about 4 p.m.
A 30-year-old man was walking in a crosswalk leading from a parking area when he was struck by the driver of a blue or black Chevrolet Blazer. The driver then fled the scene.
The victim, who was not immediately identified, was taken to the hospital with severe injuries that were not considered to be life-threatening.
Authorities are continuing to investigate the collision at this time.
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