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Hit-and-run in Hillcrest leaves man with serious injuries

Hit-and-run in Hillcrest leaves a homeless man seriously injured.
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ABC 10

Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who struck a man on University Avenue in Hillcrest late Thursday evening.

Law enforcement say the victim appears to be homeless and was jaywalking near Richmond Street in front of the Starbucks.

The driver fled the scene after hitting the man police say. 

The victim suffered serious injuries to his leg reports ABC 10 News.

There were no witnesses to the incident although people heard the collision and stayed with the victim until emergency services arrived.

As of early Friday morning, a description of the vehicle involved has not been made available.