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Pedestrian seriously injured in hit-and-run crash in downtown Phoenix Saturday

Posted at 6:48 AM, Aug 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-04 17:37:42-04

Authorities say a pedestrian was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a car in downtown Phoenix Saturday morning.

Police responded to the area of 7th Street at the eastbound Interstate 10 off-ramp after receiving reports of a crash.

According to a police spokesperson, a man was taken to the hospital and the car involved did not remain at the scene.

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Officers are continuing to investigate the incident, but they do not have a description of the vehicle involved. 

Roads in the area were closed while officers investigated.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Phoenix Police Department or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.