Investigators say a 43-year-old man was crossing Blythe Street when a dark-colored car hit him then drove off.
It's not clear if the victim was in a crosswalk.
The driver is described as a male Hispanic
He was driving an older model sedan, possibly a Toyota Corolla, with damage to the windshield.
Anyone with information should call the LAPD's tip line at 1-877-lapd-24-7.