Roger Slifer was struck just before 1 a.m. on Saturday at the intersection of 5th Street and Colorado Avenue in Santa Monica. Witnesses said the driver struck Slifer while he was in the crosswalk.
The 57-year-old was hospitalized with fractured ribs and trauma to his head. Police said they are looking for a late 1990s or early 2000 white sedan that was last seen going north on 5th Street.
Anyone with information was asked to call Santa Monica police at (310) 458-8427.