STOCKTON (CBS13) – Detectives are asking for help in finding the driver who hit a pedestrian in Stockton and took off.

The incident happened back on Feb. 8. California Highway Patrol’s Stockton division says, just before 7:30 p.m., a 27-year-old man was walking in the crosswalk of W. Alpine Avenue at Franklin Avenue when car drove through and hit him.

Authorities say the driver kept on going; the man was left with major injuries.

Surveillance photo of the suspect's car provided by the Stockton Police Department.

Surveillance photo of the suspect’s car provided by the Stockton Police Department.

Investigators believe the car involved was a silver, older model Toyota Tercel or Corolla. It will likely have extensive damage to its windshield, hood or front bumper from the crash.

A surveillance photo of the suspect was released on Tuesday.

Anyone who knows who the suspect might be is asked to contact Stockton police at (209) 937-8377 or the Stockton CHP at (209) 938-4800.


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