Investigators said the 18-year-old was hit by a white Nissan Altima while he was crossing the street.
The driver never stopped.
Police believe there may be damage to the front of the car including the windshield.
The victim was hospitalized in critical condition.
If you have any information about this crash, you're asked to call LAPD at 1-877-LAPD-24-7 or 1-877-527-3247.