A 20-year-old student was injured in the accident at the intersection of 18th Street and Figueroa Avenue around 8:30 p.m.
Witnesses said the student was crossing the intersection in the crosswalk when a driver ran a red light and hit him.
The victim was transported to California Hospital Medical Center. He suffered scratches and was treated for hip and shoulder pain.
The suspect's vehicle is believed to be a 2008 Honda.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information was urged to contact (877) 527-3247.