A 64-year-old man was struck and seriously injured by a car that then fled the scene in Fremont early Thursday morning, according to police.
The hit-and-run occurred sometime between 5:30 a.m. and 5:45 a.m. at the intersection of Fremont Boulevard and Central Avenue, police said.
The victim, a Fremont resident, was walking to a nearby bus stop on his way to work and was crossing east in the crosswalk on the north side of the intersection when a vehicle turning left onto Fremont Boulevard struck him, police said.
The driver did not stop or try to contact the victim after the collision. He was described as a man around 25 to 30 years old who was driving an older-model maroon or burgundy import vehicle that likely has minor damage to the left front corner, police said.
The victim suffered a major head injury in the collision and was taken to a hospital by ambulance. He was in stable condition as of late Thursday morning, according to police.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Police Department's traffic unit at 510-790-6800 or contact traffic investigator Eric Marcelino directly at 510-790-6771 or via email at email@example.com.
People can also send tips via text by writing TIP FREMONTPD followed by a message to 888777.