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Pedestrian Crawls Out of Street After Being Struck by hit-and-run Driver

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A pedestrian receives aid after he was struck by a vehicle that fled from Seventh Street and Lorraine Drive in Victorville. (Gabriel D. Espinoza, Victor Valley News)
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VICTORVILLE:(VVNG.com)- Police are searching for a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run that struck a pedestrian before leaving the scene.

The hit-and-run occurred at about 8:40 P.M., on Saturday, November 28, 2015 in front of the Auto Zone located on the 14400 block of 7th Street in Victorville.

When police arrived on scene, they located a white male lying in the roadway surrounded by a pool of blood. Per scanner traffic, the male sustained a fractured left leg and abdominal injuries. Mercy Air was requested to airlift the male to a trauma hospital.

According to witness statements, the pedestrian was struck toward the middle of the roadway and he crawled towards the no.2 lane where first responders located him. Scattered in the roadway were broken pieces of glass, as well as the pedestrians shoes and a beanie.

Police are currently looking for a vehicle with no front bumper and rear end damage. No additional information on the suspect vehicle was immediately available. Authorities are currently talking to surrounding business to review surveillance video.

A portion of 7th Street between Sage Street and Lorene Drive remains closed while police conduct an investigation.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Victorville Police Department at 760-241-2911.

More details will be updated as they become available.

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