MODESTO (CBS13) — Modesto CHP officers are searching for a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run Wednesday night.

The incident happened around 9:45 p.m. when officers say the driver of a red Ford Focus (2012-2017) was traveling eastbound on River Road, east of Bystrom Road.

The vehicles struck a 68-year-old man crossing the roadway. The victim was transported to the Memorial Medical Center with major injuries.

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Police said the Ford Focus fled the scene and continued driving down River Road. Officers said the vehicle is missing its driver side mirror and should have front-end collision damage to the driver side fender and hood.

Anyone with information about this incident is being asked to contact officer Norseen at the Modesto Area CHP at 209-545-7440.


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