PHOENIX - Phoenix police are searching for the person responsible for seriously injuring a pedestrian Saturday night.
Police spokesman Trent Crump said at around 10:30 p.m., a Chevy Malibu traveling southbound near 19th Avenue and Broadway hit a pedestrian who was crossing the roadway, mid-block.
Crump said the pedestrian was transported to a local trauma center in critical condition. Police have identified the pedestrian, but say next of kin has not been located yet.
The driver of the Chevy fled the scene and abandoned the vehicle in a alley nearby.
Crump said the investigation is on-going. Stay tuned to ABC15 and ABC15.com for the latest information.
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