Pedestrian critically injured in DTLA hit-and-run

ByABC7.com staff via KABC logo
Sunday, August 23, 2015
Firefighters and paramedics respond to a hit-and-run crash near East Washington Boulevard and Naomi Avenue in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015.
Firefighters and paramedics respond to a hit-and-run crash near East Washington Boulevard and Naomi Avenue in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015.
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DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A pedestrian was listed in critical condition after being struck by a hit-and run driver in Los Angeles early Sunday.

The incident occurred near East Washington Boulevard and Naomi Avenue at about 4:45 a.m. Police located the victim lying in the roadway suffering from major head injuries.

A witness told police she heard screeching tires and a thud. The driver of the vehicle stopped momentarily, but then took off. A description of the vehicle was not released.