Police search for vehicle in pedestrian hit-and-run

- Tampa police officers are searching for a suspect vehicle in a hit-and-run involving a pedestrian.

The crash happened around 1:30 a.m. in the westbound lanes of Hillsborough Avenue between Hesperides Avenue and Lois Avenue.

According to police, an adult male pedestrian was hit by a dark, low-riding sedan, which fled the scene.

The victim was taken to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries. He has not been publicly identified.

Anyone with information about the crash should contact the Tampa Police Department.

 

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