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Lancaster hit-and-run driver sought by police

A map indicates the area near Avenue L in Lancaster where a driver struck and injured a female pedestrian before fleeing the scene on Tuesday, March 19, 2013. (Google maps)

March 22, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A search is under way for a driver behind a hit-and-run that injured a female pedestrian in Lancaster Tuesday.

The crash occurred at about 7:43 p.m. on Avenue L.

The victim was crossing the street when she was hit by an unknown type of vehicle traveling eastbound on Avenue L.

The suspect did not stop and was last seen fleeing eastbound.

The unidentified victim was transported to a nearby hospital with serious injuries.

Anyone with information regarding this hit-and-run was asked to contact the Lancaster Sheriff's Station Traffic Enforcement Team at (661) 948-8466 or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.